Tag: grammar schools

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The school progress measures were a step in the right direction, but in their current form they can only partially correct for intake ability, writes Tom Perry As...
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Is the grammar school policy about to get a second wind? Contributing editor Laura McInerney considers the possibility and how Labour should respond. Ugh. It appears the grammar...
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Grammar schools in Gloucestershire are expanding “through the back door” by increasing their pupil admission numbers, a furious local comprehensive head has warned – but grammar heads are...
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Confusion reigns over whether there is a specific team for grammar schools at the Department for Education. Officials are claiming it’s been disbanded – but a group of...
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Plans for a formal agreement between grammar schools and the government to widen access for disadvantaged pupils have been interrupted by the appointment of a new education secretary....
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A London MP is “confused” after a grammar school denied multiple reports in the press that it had plans to expand into his constituency. Despite large-scale media coverage...
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The Department for Education is still refusing to publish the response to its consultation on grammar schools, even though submissions closed almost a year ago and the document...
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A private school in the West Midlands has taken the unusual step of rebranding as a “grammar school”, and will focus on training its primary pupils for the...
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People who say it is fairer to test pupils on non-verbal reasoning for grammar school entrance are “completely wrong” because teenage brains are very responsive to training, says...
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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...