Admissions

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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After the EU referendum I wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former...

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Ever since Theresa May announced her policy of more grammar schools, I have been trying to work out the reasoning. Surely if it is not defeated in...

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Kent County Council created a commission to review social mobility in Kent grammar schools and its final report can be read here . The social...

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The academization programme is ‘at best an untested experiment’; at worst, it’s ‘an almost wilful throwing-away of aspects of the post-war...

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As protests grow at so many aspects of current policy - from an impoverished curriculum to the diminishment of local democracy, the erosion of...

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On the 11th February parents of St Josephs Catholic Primary School have discovered through the local newspaper, The Birmingham Mail , that the MAC...

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I am a proscribed organisation.

I wasn’t even aware of the fact until the recent news coverage of Schools Adjudicator Dr Elizabeth...

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According to press reports this weekend Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha are considering sending their son to...

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Imagine a world where only the victims of a crime could complain to the police and where witnesses to a crime would be banned...

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Thank you, I am delighted to be here.

This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of...

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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...

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‘…too many schools that are their own admission authority do not comply fully with what are relatively modest requirements,’ said Dr Elizabeth...

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