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King of the Gove

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lyrics of the song I sang at the Show & Tell at #ililc3 (the third annual ICT Links Into Language Conference at Southampton University, from 9th-10th February 2013) - including the accompanying visual presentation

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King of the Gove

  1. 1. King of the Gove With apologies to Roger Miller…
  2. 2. Free schools for sale or rent,
  3. 3. Fields to flog – fifty pence.
  4. 4. My policy’s a mess…
  5. 5. You don’t need no QTS!
  6. 6. Ah but… two hours with Laws and Truss
  7. 7. Makes the… teachers of the country cuss!
  8. 8. I’m a man who makes teens go gre-en;
  9. 9. King of the Gove.
  10. 10. Watch Stephen Twigg kow-tow…
  11. 11. Opposition? Don’t know how!
  12. 12. The Ebacc’s coming soon,
  13. 13. 3 hour ‘xams at the end of June… you’ll do
  14. 14. Maths ‘til your 35
  15. 15. School attendance takes a dive! If our
  16. 16. PISA score is pristine, I’m
  17. 17. King of the Gove.
  18. 18. Clocks back to ‘53…
  19. 19. Suck my ideology!
  20. 20. Wilshaw is my lap-dog;
  21. 21. OFSTED lurking in the fog… ah but
  22. 22. Twelve hours of marking work
  23. 23. And you almost can forget the berk…
  24. 24. Until… Aarrgh! He’s back on TV-ee!
  25. 25. King of the Gove.
  26. 26. See my apology to my
  27. 27. French teacher (his name’s Danny)?
  28. 28. I was a clever dick… now I
  29. 29. Make the whole profession sick!
  30. 30. And so, you say it’s time I went;
  31. 31. #govemustgo is your lament. But I
  32. 32. Have some more decrees! I’m
  33. 33. King of the Gove!

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