Features

Profile: Dr Robin Bevan, NEU president and grammar school head

Given newspaper headlines about militant union bosses plotting against ministers’ plans over the past year, it is perhaps surprising...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Gibb rejects call for 11-plus results to be linked to national pupil database

The schools minister has rejected calls to collect 11-plus data and link it to the national pupil database. His...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Report 11-plus results and link them to pupil data, say campaigners and academics

Academies have backed calls from campaigners for 11-plus entry test data to be shared with government and linked to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

£50m for expansion, but some grammars get less inclusive

The government’s £50 million grammar schools expansion scheme to improve access for poorer pupils has instead created “more places...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Grammar school scraps controversial ‘exclusion clause’ from registration form

A grammar school has deleted a controversial clause in its registration form that made parents agree their child could...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Opinion

Secondary moderns can be really great schools too

“High scores” in school accountability measures does not always mean that grammars are better schools, says Ian Widdows The...

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IAN WIDDOWS
News

Analysis: Expanding grammar schools will still ‘lag behind’ in support for poorer pupils

Plans by 16 grammar schools to open up access to poorer pupils in exchange for a share of an...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE names 16 grammar schools that will split £50m expansion cash

The 16 grammar schools that will split the government’s first round of expansion funding have been named by the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Grammar school ordered to tweak admissions policy following second home row

A heavily oversubscribed grammar school has been ordered to amend its admission arrangements after a parent complained that it...

John Dickens
John Dickens