In this bestselling book Tony Little, Head Master of Eton - the most celebrated school in the world - addresses a growing crisis in the British education system with common sense, sensitivity and personal insight. Have we lost track of the central purpose of schooling? Little has used his time as a teacher and Head Master to get to grips with the central questions concerning education. Here he addresses topics such as pupil self-confidence, parent-teacher cooperation, examinations, drugs, sex, discipline and character. Concerned parents, teachers and students alike will find this illuminating and essential reading.