Why did West London Free School change their vision?

Back in November I collected the vision, aims and ethos webpages of all the 2011 Free School cohort to analyse as part of my PhD. Most of them are unbelievably monotonous but I always enjoyed West London Free School’s:


After all: Who doesn’t want their child to grow up to be a world-beater?

So imagine my sadness when today I was triangulating other information from the WLFS websites and I noticed this:


A “classical Liberal Education”? As opposed to being able to overthrow the world? I feel so shortchanged. Guess you just can’t get the superhero role-models these days…..

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