Wearing Slippers in School – level 1

08-02-2017 07:00

British children wear shoes at school. One primary school in England reads a study. The study is about wearing slippers in school.

The study is ten years long. It covers 25 countries. It says that wearing slippers at school is good. The classrooms are calmer and quieter. Children do better in exams. They come to school earlier and leave later. They also read more. In some classes, there is less bullying.

The school likes the change. Some teachers wear slippers, too.

Difficult words: study (a text by scientists), slippers (house shoes), bullying (attacking somebody who is smaller than you).

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