Admissions

Ever since Theresa May announced her policy of more grammar schools, I have been trying to work out the reasoning. Surely if it is not defeated in... Read more
Kent County Council created a commission to review social mobility in Kent grammar schools and its final report can be read here . The social divide... Read more
The academization programme is ‘at best an untested experiment’; at worst, it’s ‘an almost wilful throwing-away of aspects of the post-war settlement... Read more
As protests grow at so many aspects of current policy - from an impoverished curriculum to the diminishment of local democracy, the erosion of... Read more
On the 11th February parents of St Josephs Catholic Primary School have discovered through the local newspaper, The Birmingham Mail , that the MAC (... Read more
I am a proscribed organisation. I wasn’t even aware of the fact until the recent news coverage of Schools Adjudicator Dr Elizabeth Passmore’s... Read more
According to press reports this weekend Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha are considering sending their son to a private London day... Read more
Imagine a world where only the victims of a crime could complain to the police and where witnesses to a crime would be banned from reporting the... Read more
Thank you, I am delighted to be here. This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of the four founders of... Read more
The launch last week of LSN’s first book The Truth About Our Schools at Goldsmiths, University of London, covered in detail here , provided a good... Read more
‘…too many schools that are their own admission authority do not comply fully with what are relatively modest requirements,’ said Dr Elizabeth... Read more
My daughter is in Year 11 at a non-selective school in Kent. She will take her GCSEs this year and is working incredible hard with her revision. She... Read more
A father and daughter have written this piece for us about their experience of life in a selective local authority. I don’t want to denigrate my... Read more
I see the Daily Mail had a dig at two of this site’s founders yesterday morning. It was an article about our involvement with the campaigning group,... Read more
Please come to this important Comprehensive Future conference Selection – the growing threat Saturday 21st November 11.00 am - 3.30 pm Abbey... Read more
‘For all but those with the very highest A-level grades, state school graduates tend to have higher degree outcomes than independent school graduates... Read more
It's taken me the best part of a decade to realise the pro selection lobby dominate Lincolnshire's education system. Parents have no voice in the... Read more
Le pavillon noir frappé d'une tête de mort à la proue du bateau ne laisse aucun doute sur les intentions de la famille Schmitt :sous le soleil de... Read more