Grammar schools

Campaigners in Buckinghamshire are calling for the 11+ test to be abandoned after errors were found in an 11+ test paper taken...

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The Weald of Kent Grammar School (WKGS) opened an ‘annexe’ in Sevenoaks in 2017. It was suspected at the time that the annexe’s...

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The registration form for The Skinners’ School, a selective school in Kent, contains an unlawful clause, Kent Independent...

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‘No applicant for a selective school…is ‘ineligible’ to apply,’ the Department for Education says.

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Theresa May hasn’t quite fallen: she’s hanging on by her fingernails while requesting help from her shadow despite saying he was...

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‘ Grammar schools are also popular with parents, with around 15 pupils choosing a selective school as their first preference for...

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Disadvantaged pupils, those eligible for the pupil premium, will be able to ‘benefit from world class education’ because the...

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Setting up new selective schools is forbidden by law, but there’s a way to get around this ban. Existing grammars can apply to...

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English schools are facing a funding crisis. Yet the Department for Education (DfE) has found millions of pounds for selective...

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‘…polls consistently prove public opinion supports the expansion of grammar schools.’

So said Iain...

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The HEPI paper claiming grammar schools play a ‘significant role in supporting social mobility’ was incomplete and inaccurate, write three...

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‘Pupils from the poorest families are TWICE as likely to get into Oxbridge if they attend a grammar school, report finds,’ says...

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‘… comprehensive schools, catering as they do for a broad range of abilities, teach at a level which enables pupils with the...

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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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Labour’s analysis of disadvantaged pupils currently in the sixteen grammar schools chosen to receive money from the Selective School...

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‘…we’ve long been technical education snobs in this country,’ said Education secretary Damian Hinds in a speech at Battersea Power...

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Twelve of the sixteen outstanding grammar schools ‘chosen’ for expansion haven’t been inspected for eight years or more. Five* were last...

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Previously low-attaining pupils lower Progress 8 score

It was supposed to be fairer: judging school outcomes on progress...

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