One of Britain's best performing schools has revealed the secret behind its success - six former pupils who have all ended up as teachers there. As well as the six teachers, St Edmund's Catholic School in Portsmouth, Hants, has also hired four ex-pupils as support staff, meaning one in 10 of their staff were taught at the school.

Many are now teaching alongside those who taught them and the 'grow-your-own' campaign has helped transform the school from an 'inadequate' Ofsted...
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