THE Prince of Wales is on a collision course with ministers over plans to axe traditional history and geography teaching in primary schools.
Bernice McCabe, one of the Prince's closest advisers, said Charles was "passionate" about protecting the jewels of English literature and preserving lessons in British history.
Mrs McCabe, a leading headmistress, condemned reforms to education that she said had reduced schools to "globalised theme parks". In an interview with the Standard, she said too many children are taught skills instead of historical dates, basic science and classic books.
The remarks come on the day Children's Secretary Ed Balls announces that …