How It Works: Academies

Today we take an in-depth look at publicly funded independent schools, also known as academies, to understand what they are, why their numbers are growing, and the principal differences between regular state schools and academies.  Academies at a Glance  Academies are primary or secondary education providers in England (no academies exist in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland)….

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The Comma (Part 7): UKCBC Writing Tips

If this were a boxing match, the paying public would surely have got their money’s worth. But the fight’s not over! That’s right – today we’re back with part seven of our comma guide, and we’ll be looking at commas that replace words (!?) and commas with adverbs. Ding ding ding.   Commas Replacing Words Apostrophes replace letters, but since when have…

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