The government has launched a consultation into minor changes to the School Admissions Code. The revised code seeks to improve the school ... Read more
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The Selective School Expansion Fund launched in 2018, with the aim of expanding selective schools while boosting the number of disadvantaged pupils ... Read more
Comprehensive Future's party conference season Zoom webinar takes place on October 1st 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm. Our panel will discuss party ... Read more
The long shadow of deprivation: Differences in opportunities across England' is a new report by the IFS and the Centre for Education ... Read more
The Times looked at the profile of pupils applying to grammar schools, and found that overall applications have risen by almost a ... Read more
11-plus tests go ahead The first 11-plus tests of the new school year will take place on September 12th in Birmingham grammar ... Read more
The Liberal Democrat leadership election is now underway with a ballot running until 26th August. We asked the leadership candidates, Sir Ed ... Read more
Updated 08/09/2020 The Department for Education has published guidance suggesting grammar schools should move 11-plus tests to late October or November. We ... Read more
The Department for Education has asked grammar schools to move 11-plus exams to November. This will put pressure on the majority of ... Read more
Guidelines on 11-plus testing still not published Most schools have broken up for the summer break, but there is still no formal ... Read more