Bright pupils living outside Birmingham would not be able to attend grammar schools in the city if catchment areas are changed to allow...Read more
DfE implies private is superior to state
Scholarships will be available for ‘gifted children in care...Read more
We're told there is no money for education but Theresa May has turned the ESFA upside down, given them a damned good shaking, and found £400m of...Read more
Selective schools put social cohesion at risk ‘for no clear improvement in overall results’. That’s the conclusion of Durham University academics...Read more
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
Fed up with a couple of years failing to persuade the Information Commissioner and the courts that simply releasing 11+ test marks will undermine...Read more
Melissa Benn, Chair of Comprehensive Future, annotates Theresa May’s supposedly ‘One Nation’ speech on the steps of Downing Street on...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
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