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    Excellent School?

    Excellent School?-1231470_615729845133979_992602213_n.jpg
    Whoops

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    D'oh

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    Their Twitter: "Yes, we know about the sign. We took it down as soon as it was spotted - but not before the photo was taken #redfacesallround"

    How did anyone not spot it?!....

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    We've recently had all our big school signs re-done with a pretty big mistake on them that nobody had noticed until I pointed it out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris_ View Post
    We've recently had all our big school signs re-done with a pretty big mistake on them that nobody had noticed until I pointed it out
    Were you at least thanked or quietly told to keep it to yourself?

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    I'm sure I must be missing something here.

    'Excellent' surely refers to the fact that that's the ISI term for the top grade, so 'every category' means each category inspected by the ISI... but the Early Years provision would've been inspected separately by Ofsted and their term for the same is 'Outstanding'... so it's not really all that wrong is it?

    Apologies if I'm missing the point but it's 2am... :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ephelyon View Post
    I'm sure I must be missing something here.

    'Excellent' surely refers to the fact that that's the ISI term for the top grade, so 'every category' means each category inspected by the ISI... but the Early Years provision would've been inspected separately by Ofsted and their term for the same is 'Outstanding'... so it's not really all that wrong is it?

    Apologies if I'm missing the point but it's 2am... :P
    Look at the spelling @Ephelyon

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    Excellent School?-principal-principle.jpg Enough said....

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    Well I didn't know that principal refers to a person, where principle to an idea until I just Googled it!

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    Oooh :P I must've been REALLY tired last night :$

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    I was struggling to work out how they had spelt 'Excellent' wrong, I must have looked at it for ages, then realised it wasnt that they had spelt wrong!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    I was struggling to work out how they had spelt 'Excellent' wrong,
    I was fixated on "Excellent" too; I wonder why?

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    Maybe they are a school who specialise in catering?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    I was struggling to work out how they had spelt 'Excellent' wrong, I must have looked at it for ages, then realised it wasnt that they had spelt wrong!
    VERY glad it wasn't just me then!

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    We had this;

    Felixstowe: Spelling mistake on new academy name sign - News - Ipswich Star

    Can't even spell our name correctly!

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