By David Chaytor 2020 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of ‘Half Way There’, the outstanding report by Caroline Benn ... Read more
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I once stood in a station queue the day before the school term started, as parents and children sorted out travel passes. ... Read more
Grammar schools receiving £50 million expansion cash are not doing enough to boost disadvantaged pupil numbers
Comprehensive Future sent a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the 16 grammar schools awarded expansion funding on condition they boost their ... Read more
The submission stage of the Labour Party Policy Forum is now over, and your votes and comments on forum submissions will make ... Read more
New evidence selective school systems hits the life chances of many Research by Education Datalab highlights 'slightly higher' outcomes for grammar school ... Read more
The Labour Party’s National Policy Forum Consultation 2019 is considering local accountability within the National Education Service. We have responded to the ... Read more
The Department for Education and the Office of the School Adjudicator both deny responsibility for monitoring the 11 plus test. Neither body ... Read more
The father of the 11-plus: The sorry tale of Cyril Burt Cyril Burt's idea that intelligence is fixed, unchangeable and set at ... Read more
Why on earth do we still have the 11-plus? An education system, which splits children up when they are so young and ... Read more
Grammar schools are happy to be less selective when it suits them – the equivalent of 5 selective schools are full of pupils who failed the 11-plus
Comprehensive Future’s sent a Freedom of Information request to all 163 grammar schools to ask for details of their parental appeals process. ... Read more