Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire, has reinstated Y12 pupils who were previously ‘advised’ it wouldn’t be in ‘their best interests’ to carry on...Read more
The Conservative Party policy on grammar schools is abhorrent. It would take a blog and a half to recount all the evidence that has been...Read more
This Guardian article reports research arguing for the existence of a class-based conspiracy to prevent the children of poor families getting...Read more
As our government zigzags on yet another approach for schools, I wonder why, unlike most countries, we can’t settle on a model and Get It Right...Read more
A group of Kent head teachers has asked us to publish this letter that they have written to Theresa May regarding her policy of opening new...Read more
Ever since Theresa May announced her policy of more grammar schools, I have been trying to work out the reasoning. Surely if it is not defeated in...Read more
Kent County Council created a commission to review social mobility in Kent grammar schools and its final report can be read here . The social...Read more
The academization programme is ‘at best an untested experiment’; at worst, it’s ‘an almost wilful throwing-away of aspects of the post-war...Read more
As protests grow at so many aspects of current policy - from an impoverished curriculum to the diminishment of local democracy, the erosion of...Read more
On the 11th February parents of St Josephs Catholic Primary School have discovered through the local newspaper, The Birmingham Mail , that the MAC...Read more
I am a proscribed organisation.
I wasn’t even aware of the fact until the recent news coverage of Schools Adjudicator Dr Elizabeth...Read more
According to press reports this weekend Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha are considering sending their son to...Read more
Imagine a world where only the victims of a crime could complain to the police and where witnesses to a crime would be banned...Read more
Thank you, I am delighted to be here.
This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of...Read more