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Bright pupils living outside Birmingham would not be able to attend grammar schools in the city if catchment areas are changed to allow...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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‘Unreasonable to remove places which are forecast to be needed’

In a ruling which is likely to affect any academy wishing...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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PLEASE WATCH THIS FILM - A Healthy Education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F5bv_YAgZ4 This is a short film to raise awareness about asbestos in... Read more

‘1.9 million more pupils in good or better schools’ claim is false

Former schools minister David Laws has told the...

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This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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‘ We are very pleased that, like other good and outstanding schools, selective schools now have access to a fund to allow them to expand their...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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Faith free schools must reserve half of their applications for children who are not of the faith.

That doesn’t mean half of pupils in...

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published what is probably the most comprehensive study yet on ‘The Attainment Gap’ , which has been...

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This post is prompted by an article in today's 'i' newspaper that includes a table of EU and EFTA countries in order of the percentage of...

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Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire, has reinstated Y12 pupils who were previously ‘advised’ it wouldn’t be in ‘their best interests’ to carry on...

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their...

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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...

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This Guardian article reports research arguing for the existence of a class-based conspiracy to prevent the children of poor families getting...

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As our government zigzags on yet another approach for schools, I wonder why, unlike most countries, we can’t settle on a model and Get It Right...

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A group of Kent head teachers has asked us to publish this letter that they have written to Theresa May regarding her policy of opening new...

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