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Sylvia Ackfield It's about time they were taught to speak proper English in schools.
Paul Olaitan It's always wonderful watching old people feeling challenged and insecure in the face of youthful innovation lol.
Cassie Clark Not just schools though is it? It is something that should be implemented at home as well.
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Doug Carrington About time too. All schools should follow suit. There is nothing wrong with teaching children in Britain to speak the English language, after all it is spoken by people all around the globe and much better than many Britons can.
Unstable Dave Basically, that's like bare badness like, coz we chat extra kool innit.
Speaking to ITV News, the Harris Academy in south London said it opened last month, replacing a secondary school that was in 'special measures', and had long been failing.
A school in south London has banned common slang words in an attempt to improve standards of English. The Harris Academy Upper Norwood has put up signs around the building reminding pupils of the words it wants them to stop using.