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The Grammar School system was and is a disgrace!
At the age of eleven children were arbitrarily tested and shunted down pathways to success or failure. 228 more words
I was written off in Primary School. The memorable phrase was “she will never achieve anything with a pencil”. I still do not know what was meant there. 1,472 more words
I have belatedly come across the following story, published in the Guardian, about how our education system is failing high performing pupils:
Our education system has let down the brightest children, especially those from poor families who cannot afford to pay for tuition, private schooling or to buy into an affluent area and access the elite comps that select by wealth. 992 more words