This is Comprehensive Future's response to the Education Select Committee inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education. We believe the 11-plus ... Read more
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The September 2020 11-plus tests are likely to be the only form of nationally sanctioned, high stakes tests taking place anywhere in ... Read more
The Coronavirus crisis means GCSE and A level exams are cancelled, while most children are being home educated with varying degrees of ... Read more
Updated 22/06/2020 The coronavirus crisis means that schools are closed and pupils working at home, with most pupils not back at school ... Read more
News round-up: 11-plus inequality, pro-selection appointments at the DfE, new campaign for more grammar schools
11-plus inequality will be worse due to the pandemic Melissa Benn wrote in the Guardian about the problems faced by poorer families ... Read more
Rebecca Long-Bailey the new shadow education secretary Sir Keir Starmer has named his former leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey as shadow education secretary. ... Read more
Does profit matter more than parents understanding of school admissions? Tribunal set to decide whether an 11-plus company’s commercial rights matter more than public transparency
CF Chair, Dr Nuala Burgess, and James Coombs On March 4th Comprehensive Steering Committee member James Coombs took his six-year ... Read more
News round-up: 11-plus secrecy, social mobility and grammar schools, and new Sutton Trust admissions campaign
Tribunal challenge seeks openness with 11-plus scores On March 4th James Coombs represented himself at a tribunal hearing, seeking the release of ... Read more
James Coombs, of Comprehensive Future’s steering committee, is challenging 11-plus test company, CEM, to release the anonymised raw scores of test-takers. He ... Read more
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