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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
‘What’s happening in our state schools is little short of a miracle. Staggering advances have been made by teachers and Academies freed from the... Read more
When my daughter failed the 11 plus I weighed up her options for secondary school and found myself amazed by the stark difference in Ofsted ratings... Read more
Like many parents in Kent I am unhappy with selective education in our county. However I accept that this is here to stay for the foreseeable future... Read more
No sooner had David Cameron finished delivering his landmark speech on extremism which stressed the need for British citizens to better integrate,... Read more
The Labour leadership election seems to either be in full swing, or grinding on, depending on your taste in these matters. The latest opinion polls... Read more
One of the many downsides of the 11+ (now being given the nostalgic treatment in a BBC repeat The Grammar School: A Secret History ) was telling... Read more
Buckinghamshire Minority Education Concern. BMEC Response to Buckinghamshire Standards Report 2014/2015 Riaz Ahmed 17/6/15 The biggest concern, as... Read more
The saga of the London Oratory’s admission criteria rumbles on. In April, the High Court ruled that part of an earlier decision by the Schools... Read more
Education was not mentioned much in the election – this was strange considering education was a high-profile Coalition policy. The electorate might... Read more
Successive Bucks politicians have deluded themselves in the belief that selection is a vote loser. So Selection remained a matter politicians... Read more
‘I am pleased to announce that we have been successful with the Judicial Review quashing the ruling made by the adjudicator.’ Announcement , London... Read more