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Students from St Philip Howard made real progress with literacy and writing for purpose when they created their front pages at the Guardian Education Centre. Photograph: Guardian
How many children of school age regularly read a quality newspaper, let alone understand how it is produced? I don't know the answer, but my unofficial research tells me not very many, unless it's a quick rifle through the Metro looking for the celeb gossip on the morning journey to school.