• 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 annual £50 million of expansion funding will still leave them “lagging behind” comprehensives, a Schools Week investigation has revealed. Announcing the £200 million investment over four years on Monday, Damian Hinds, the education secretary, said that

    5.00 Dec. 7th, 2018 | 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 Department for Education. According to the Daily Mail, the schools will share the first £50 million from the selective schools expansion fund. The pot of money provides capital funding for grammar schools to create new buildings

    9.35 Dec. 3rd, 2018 | 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 warned as it called for subsidies to give all pupils access to 11-plus test preparation. The expansion of selection in England is a key part of Theresa May’s strategy to help people who are in work

    0.01 Dec. 9th, 2016 | News