This is fascinating. It’s a Daily Mail story – so watch it! Political correctness alert. Or indeed, in this case, political incorrectness alert.
The headteacher of St John’s Church of England primary school in Midsomer Norton, Somerset read out an excerpt from the last Harry Potter book to the children at the last assembly of term.
The Daily Mail say she read out the last page so that she gave away the ending.
Now you might think – what was she thinking about?
However, the school say that the excerpt was brief and chosen carefully by the staff to reflect the end of term situation – i.e. the theme of saying goodbye. They also insist that the passage didn’t give away the ending.
The Mail then get some rent-an-expert to say that this “beggars belief”…huff…puff…etc…etc…continued on page 97.Tweet