Melissa Benn: ‘ Selection is not a necessary condition of having a successful education system.’ So why expand selection on the sly, Mr Gove?
Interesting to read Michael Gove’s latest comments on academic selection in tandem with current moves by parents in Kent to create a ‘satellite’ grammar school - or two - in Sevenoaks, thereby laying the ground for the possible expansion of grammar school places throughout the country. In a recent interview in Standpoint magazine - interestingly entitled ' Will Mr Gove go ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Janet Downs: "Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, said (28 February 2011): "Since 2005, 131 grammar schools have registered an interest and applied to convert to academy status. As of February 2012, 119 grammar schools have become academies." So that's 119 grammar academies who, like ......"Comment + Debate