Stu­dent ex­plains ‘se­lec­tion’ process for school trips

7 Days in Dubai - - FAMILY -

This is a re­sponse to Ari­faraz (7DAYS, Nov 20, ‘Why are some stu­dents se­lected for school trips?’). As a stu­dent here my­self, I would like to clar­ify this mat­ter. These stu­dents are not favourites or val­ued more, they may just be more in­ter­ested in the par­tic­u­lar sub­ject of the trip, for ex­am­ple, a school wouldn’t send some­one with no in­ter­est in sports on a foot­ball trip, while they wouldn’t send a sports­man on a maths trip. This doesn’t mean that the stu­dent is con­sid­ered any less valu­able to the school, it only means that the school is tai­lor­ing to their needs and is there­fore bet­ter for it! In my per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ence at my school I have been se­lected for

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