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‘…selective and grammar schools are often hugely over-subscribed, so consulting on how we respond to that demand from parents and pupils is...

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‘U turn or You’ll lose’ – that was the message to Prime Minister Theresa May from Tory MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on Radio 4’s Today this morning...

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Grammar schools and their organisations dominated meetings with the Department for Education’s Selective Education Team both during and after the...

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This Guardian article reports research arguing for the existence of a class-based conspiracy to prevent the children of poor families getting...

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The last week has not been good for schools worried about money. The Chancellor seems immune to warnings about the state of school funding. The...

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The Department for Education has missed the deadline for my Freedom of Information request asking for names of officials in its selective...

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It’s not every day I look at Michael Gove’s (@michaelgove) twitter feed.  Today was the first time.  And it was highly entertaining.   It appears...

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On 7 March 2016 I received an email from the Department for Education (DfE).  It told me the DfE intended to release in the future the details of...

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Sponsors’ donations to schools are ‘driving inequality, says Jon Chaloner, founding member and Vice Chair of the Headteachers’ Roundtable. ...

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It may be a ruse to draw attention to the schools funding crisis.  It may not.  But asking parents to set up regular donations to cover...

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‘Britain’s first cut-price private school to charge just £52 a week’. 

The Sun, 22 February 2017

The paper outlines a proposal,...

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Teacher shortage is a ‘major challenge’ in England, the Education Select Committee said in its second critical report into Government education...

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‘Are you a libertarian or Stalinist?’ asked BBC Radio 4 Today when it interviewed Michael Gove in January 2011.  Gove had been education...

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‘We’ll press ahead quickly with grammars insists schools minister @NickGibbMP’ tweeted the Department for Education (DfE) on Valentine’s Day. ...

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I’m not talking about Larry, the Downing Street cat.  He has not died.  I’m referring to the dead cat thrown out from Number Ten shortly after...

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