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

News round-up: 11-plus inequality, pro-selection appointments at the DfE, new campaign for more grammar schools 2020-04-27T12:44:40+00:00

News round-up: Coronavirus impacts admission appeals, new shadow education secretary, and 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

News round-up: Coronavirus impacts admission appeals, new shadow education secretary, and more 2020-04-07T15:13:20+00:00

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

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 2020-03-10T11:00:20+00:00

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

News round-up: 11-plus secrecy, social mobility and grammar schools, and new Sutton Trust admissions campaign 2020-03-10T11:07:11+00:00

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

Six grammar schools receive cash to expand, and it’s time to scrap the discredited Selective School Expansion Fund 2020-02-14T16:03:00+00:00

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

Kent Catholic primary schools to continue to offer 11-plus tests, as Kent County Council highlights the problems of Kent’s poor university rates 2020-02-10T11:54:18+00:00

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

News round-up: Labour Leadership Education Hustings, comprehensive educated MPs, and new report on grammar schools and social mobility 2020-01-28T10:33:34+00:00

News round-up: Conservative majority, 11-plus withdrawn from some schools, and our AGM panel event

What does a Conservative majority government mean for selection? The Conservative manifesto thankfully made no mention of new grammar schools, but there ... Read more

News round-up: Conservative majority, 11-plus withdrawn from some schools, and our AGM panel event 2019-12-16T16:59:49+00:00
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