Posts by: john.dickens

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It has been widely reported the government’s decision to allow a Kent grammar school to expand to a new site nearly nine miles away will be challenged through...
Experts
Only 38 per cent of adults would support the building of more grammar schools. That’s what a YouGov Poll for the Times found last November. Despite this lack...
Experts
The comprehensive system is no fairer than the selective schools system, argues campaigner Chris McGovern, and there are many good reasons why we should encourage grammar school expansion A satellite grammar school...
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While a lot of loud noise is being made today about the rejuvenation of grammar schools – the secondary moderns that often have to sit in their shadows...
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Education secretary Nicky Morgan has defended claims her party has made a U-turn on its stance on selective schools after allowing a grammar school to expand on to...
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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is set to approve the country’s first “new” grammar school in fifty years today – despite insisting just last year she was “resistant to...
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School leaders and businesses have joined voices today to urge the Government to bring back compulsory work experience for pupils under 16. A survey published by the British...
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An academy trust that runs ten Muslim faith-based schools is set to take over three non-faith community secondaries in the north, Schools Week can reveal. Last week the...
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The government is investigating an allegation of financial irregularity at an academy trust previously praised by Prime Minister David Cameron. Department for Education officials are looking into the...
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Schools have been urged to help address a “significant gap” in the diagnosis of dyspraxia among girls after a new survey found they may be “slipping through the...
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The government needs to do more to ensure its pupil premium funding is closing the attainment gap, according to the chair of the government’s Public Accounts Committee. The...