This piece was originally written as a submission for the Labour Party's National Policy Forum 2021. By Margaret Tulloch Searching ... Read more
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Children in Northern Ireland transfer to school without any selection test This year children in Northern Ireland have been allocated school places ... Read more
YouGov recently polled the public on their attitudes to grammar schools, with support for selection apparently falling since they last asked this ... Read more
By Karen Wespieser MBE While the debate about selective education continues to rage nationally, new data reveals the debate may also be ... Read more
The Labour Party's National Policy Forum is accepting submissions until July 19th, and we urge supporters to get involved and propose that ... Read more
A survey of parents from the Parent Ping app found that 29% of parents believe failing the 11-plus would make their child ... Read more
News round-up: The psychological impact of selection tests, the DfE’s work with grammar schools and more Covid,
A study in Northern Ireland shows the psychological impact of failing a selection test A small-scale study in Northern Ireland revealed that ... Read more
Department for Education guidance has been updated to inform grammar schools that they may need to make changes to next year's 11-plus ... Read more
Comprehensive Future is fundraising for an exciting new project that involves creating an interactive map of every selective area and every grammar ... Read more
The proportion of poorer pupils attending grammar schools rose by less than a percentage point in 5 years
In 2018 the DfE created a ‘memorandum of understanding’ with the Grammar School Heads Association (GSHA). This agreement required the GSHA to ... Read more