Tag: grammar schools

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The public appears to be split about whether government plans to expand grammar schools should go ahead or not, after a survey found over half would support the...
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Ministers will not publish the grammar schools white paper until after the snap general election on June 8, despite Justine Greening having recently pledged to release the publication...
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Grammar school teachers are being singled out to feature in a “government-led” TV campaign, although the Department for Education (DfE) says it has not commissioned a production company....
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Two schools on prime minister Theresa May’s doorstep will shun any opportunity to convert to grammars, claiming it would put “high quality education available to all students at...
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Three political opponents will lead a debate on social mobility this afternoon after joining forces to fight the government’s plans to open new grammar schools. Nicky Morgan, the...
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School leaders heckled the education secretary Justine Greening today over claims that grammar schools help close the attainment gap for disadvantaged pupils. Heads shouted “rubbish” and audibly groaned...
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Plans to fund free transport for disadvantaged pupils to grammar schools could leave councils and schools out of pocket, with one Oxfordshire councillor warning that the move could...
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More experienced headteachers are ready to resign over budget cuts that would “decimate” their schools, it was claimed today. Richard Slade, headteacher of Plumcroft Primary School, in Greenwich,...
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Grammar schools are pocketing tens of thousands of pounds from mock 11-plus tests, fuelling worries that reintroducing selective schools will “end up assessing wealth not ability”. Sutton grammar...
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If someone had said this time last year that by the end of 2016 I would be on the same side as Nicky Morgan and Lucy Powell and...
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Education organisations have today outlined their opposition to the government’s new selective school proposals. Schools Week has rounded up the key arguments from official responses submitted as part...