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EXCLUSIVE: DfE last changed grammar school response in June — but still refuses to publish

The Department for Education is still refusing to publish the response to its consultation on grammar schools, even though...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Private school in rare move to re-brand as ‘grammar school’

A private school in the West Midlands has taken the unusual step of rebranding as a “grammar school”, and...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Grammar supporters ‘wrong’ to think reasoning paper can’t be learned, says neuroscientist

People who say it is fairer to test pupils on non-verbal reasoning for grammar school entrance are “completely wrong”...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Public confused on grammars, research suggests

The public appears to be split about whether government plans to expand grammar schools should go ahead or not,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Grammar schools white paper won’t be published until after election

Ministers will not publish the grammar schools white paper until after the snap general election on June 8, despite...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Film company targets ‘grammar teachers’ in recruitment video

Grammar school teachers are being singled out to feature in a “government-led” TV campaign, although the Department for Education...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Heads say ‘no’ to Theresa May’s grammar ‘conversion’ consultation

Two schools on prime minister Theresa May’s doorstep will shun any opportunity to convert to grammars, claiming it would...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Nicky Morgan, Nick Clegg and Lucy Powell to lead grammar schools debate

Three political opponents will lead a debate on social mobility this afternoon after joining forces to fight the government’s...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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ASCL 2017: Justine Greening heckled by heads over grammar plans

School leaders heckled the education secretary Justine Greening today over claims that grammar schools help close the attainment gap...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker