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A New Grammar Comprehensive in Every Town

All Change Please! is perhaps best known for its satirical announcements of surreal Df-ingE policies that attempt to reveal them for the nonsense the real ones are. 422 more words

General Rants And Raves

Grammar schools confirm a different kind of segregation from the one we’re all talking about

We’ve all seen the picture of the seven animals lined up in front of a tree as a suited gentleman says to them, “For a fair selection everybody has to take the same exam: please climb that tree”. 746 more words


The Times, in a leader this week, repeated an essential truth, rooted in  evidence  ‘At the heart of the grammar schools debate is a single, uncomfortable truth. 351 more words


No Norwich Grammar

An article in the Telegraph, on 3rd March, stated that some academy chains are considering opening grammar schools, particularly aimed at disadvantaged pupils, to aid social mobility.   490 more words



Ok its not Friday, I know . This weeks excuse it that I had most of the windows in my house replaced and it just wasnt possible to write when the work was going on and my dog excited because he thought they were just here to entertain him! 473 more words

Greening jeered over grammar school plans

By Will Hazell

Headteachers at conference dismiss education secretary’s claim that selection will ‘help to close the attainment gap’

Justine Greening was heckled by headteachers today over the government’s policy to expand… 169 more words


Grammar Schools Preserve Natural Order

In recent weeks, the debate upon the merit of grammar Schools has been reignited after the government recently proposed investing £500 Million in “free schools”, that could become grammar schools at a later date when the ban on building new grammar schools has been lifted. 1,083 more words