Comprehensive education

This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August. “The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their non-... Read more
The Conservative Party policy on grammar schools is abhorrent. It would take a blog and a half to recount all the evidence that has been amassed... Read more
This Guardian article reports research arguing for the existence of a class-based conspiracy to prevent the children of poor families getting into... Read more
After the EU referendum I wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former Chancellor... Read more
Phasing out private and grammar schools in the UK is essential if the increasingly cross party call for ‘equality of opportunity for all’ is serious... 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
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
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
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