Comprehensive schools

John Bolt of the SEA writes:

Teresa May’s decision to re-open the issue of...

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‘How to win the argument against grammar schools’. Sam Freedman, former advisor to Michael Gove, gave an impassioned response at the ResearchEd...

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The new Conservative Prime Minister has indicated her willingness to allow the creation of new grammar schools and selection at age 11 in the...

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For one month only, 16 August to 16 September 2016, there are five copies of our book, The Truth about Our Schools: Exposing the Myths Exploring...

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Following the 2012 success of our comprehensive Olympians who won 14 of our 18 individual gold medal awards, as these games draw to a close, so...

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As protests grow at so many aspects of current policy - from an impoverished curriculum to the diminishment of local democracy, the erosion of...

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This is a summary version of the full article which you can read here

Although this could be one my most important articles in relation...

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Phasing out private and grammar schools in the UK is essential if the increasingly cross party call for ‘equality of opportunity for all’ is...

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I am writing this shortly after the Chancellor, George Osborne, made his March 2016 budget announcement that all the remaining Local Authority...

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LSN readers may have been a little puzzled by headlines yesterday, including in the Guardian, proclaiming ‘Soaring state schools...

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Thank you, I am delighted to be here.

This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of...

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The launch last week of LSN’s first book The Truth About Our Schools at Goldsmiths, University of London, covered in detail here , provided a...

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My daughter is in Year 11 at a non-selective school in Kent. She will take her GCSEs this year and is working incredible hard with her revision....

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I am bitterly disappointed with Morgan’s decision on Kent, it is weak and unthinking in terms of how many more children will have to be divided...

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After our phenomenal success in the 2012 Olympics, comprehensive educated Mo Farah, Jess Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford have won gold medals in the... Read more
I have taught for most of my career in comprehensive schools and strongly believe in them, not only because of my personal experiences but because... Read more
Earlier this year I wrote this post about the Prime Minister's claim to Margaret Hodge, Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, that academy funding... Read more
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