By Jo Bartley It’s not a typical career path to go from marketing online poker to campaigning to stop the 11-plus. But ... Read more
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Six grammar schools receive cash to expand, and it’s time to scrap the discredited Selective School Expansion Fund
Twenty five grammar schools submitted bids for the £50 million Selective School Expansion Fund in 2019, with the Department for Education announcing ... Read more
Kent Catholic primary schools to continue to offer 11-plus tests, as Kent County Council highlights the problems of Kent’s poor university rates
The Archdiocese of Southwark Education Commission is responsible for Catholic schools in the selective authorities of Kent, Medway, Bromley, and Bexley. The ... Read more
News round-up: Labour Leadership Education Hustings, comprehensive educated MPs, and new report on grammar schools and social mobility
Labour Leadership Education Hustings The National Education Union (NEU) is hosting a hustings for the Labour leadership candidates on Tuesday, February 18th, ... Read more
By Jasneet Samrai Having had the opportunity to attend a grammar school, it’s easy to say that I’m being hypocritical; I’ve benefited ... Read more
In a new collection of essays published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) entitled 'Social Mobility and Higher Education: Are grammar ... Read more
By Torrin Wilkins The other day I interviewed an aspiring teacher on the UK’s complex and often disjointed education system as part ... Read more
Hot on the heels of the 2017 opening of the Weald of Kent Grammar School for Girls’ Sevenoaks ‘satellite’, Tunbridge Wells Boys' ... Read more
A new paper by Anas Hajar, published in the British Educational Research Journal, looks at children and teacher's views of 11-plus tuition. ... Read more
What does a Conservative majority government mean for selection? The Conservative manifesto thankfully made no mention of new grammar schools, but there ... Read more