News

Grammar school taxis could cost £5k a pupil

Plans to fund free transport for disadvantaged pupils to grammar schools could leave councils and schools out of pocket,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

More heads consider resigning over funding cuts

More experienced headteachers are ready to resign over budget cuts that would “decimate” their schools, it was claimed today....

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Grammars profit from sales of ‘mock’ 11-plus exams

Grammar schools are pocketing tens of thousands of pounds from mock 11-plus tests, fuelling worries that reintroducing selective schools...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

School funding, grammars… 2016 has been ridiculous

If someone had said this time last year that by the end of 2016 I would be on the...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Consultation responses reveal widespread resistance to government selection plans

Education organisations have today outlined their opposition to the government’s new selective school proposals. Schools Week has rounded up...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Just six areas meet government’s grammar school criteria (and they aren’t in deprived places)

Just six areas meet government criteria for new grammar schools, according to a study published today, that found the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Nationality data, grammar schools – what’s the real story?

If you’re looking for good assembly material, it’s worth showing pupils the greatest music video of the Nineties: Oasis’s...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

‘Just about managing’ pupils significantly under-represented in grammar schools, claims Sutton Trust

The children of families who are ‘just about managing’ are “significantly under-represented” in grammar schools, the Sutton Trust has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Did Theresa May mislead parliament on grammars?

Prime minister Theresa May has been accused of misleading MPs by “over-spinning” an independent research report that she claimed...

John Dickens
John Dickens