Janet Downs: Why is the proportion of pupils from independent and state selective schools attending top universities greater than the proportion of pupils from comprehensive schools?
The proportion of pupils from independent and state selective schools attending top universities is greater than the proportion of pupils from comprehensives. This fact has been used to criticise comprehensive schools. But what are the reasons for this discrepancy? Possible answers are: 1 Independents and grammars have a sixth form curriculum geared towards entry to top universities. 2 Pupils at independents and ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by andy: "If you will forgive me I'll largely borrow from my comment made yesterday on the Sutton Trust thread, which I acknowledge you have also responded and flag up the Trust's reference to their top 30 universities: "Although statistics are notorious for ......"Comment + Debate