School bans popular slang words

An academy in south London has reportedly banned slang words commonly used by pupils to try and improve English standards.

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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.

In addition to giving students the teaching they need to thrive academically, we want them to develop the soft skills they will need to compete for jobs and university places.

"This particular initiative is just one of the many ways in which we are building the vocabulary of our students and giving them the skills they need to express themselves confidently and appropriately for a variety of audiences.

– Harris Academy STATEMENT

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