Andreas Schleicher The latest results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have been released. Professor Andreas Schleicher, Director ... Read more
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The Time’s Up for the Test (TUFTT) campaign to end the 11+ is holding its first grassroots event in Kent to build ... Read more
In June 2023 The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child wrote a report listing observations about the UK, among which ... Read more
Demitri Coryton, CF patron, and Editor of Education Journal Review has kindly shared his paper on the introduction of secondary education for ... Read more
Grammar school head guilty of misconduct A head of a grammar school that kicked out lower-performing sixth-formers has been found guilty of ... Read more
Comprehensive Future is assisting psychologists from two leading universities to study the transition from primary to secondary school. The research project will ... Read more
New research shows higher attaining pupils are more likely to receive top GCSE grades at comprehensive schools
New research suggests there is “no evidence” selective school systems have a positive effect on pupil outcomes, and those who don’t get ... Read more
Evaluation of Grammar School Heads Association work shows a tiny 0.7% increase in disadvantaged pupils
A memorandum of understanding between the Grammar School Heads Association (GSHA) and the DfE has been in place between 2018 and 2022, ... Read more
Grammar school myths: “We have specialist stage schools, music schools etc. so why not grammar schools?”
Sometimes people point to the fact that we select pupils for stage school or choir schools, as a reason to suggest we ... Read more
There is a widely held view that mixed-ability comprehensive schools ‘fail’ bright children, but there is not much evidence to back this ... Read more