Durham University recently (27 Mar) published research on grammar schools and on the attainment of pupils at selective schools comparative to non-selective schools. Amongst its key points, the report "Grammar schools in England: a new analysis of social segregation and academic outcomes", claims that social mobility is hampered by grammar schools.
PREVENT, part of the Government’s annual £40m counter terrorism strategy, seeks to challenge the impact of extremism and radicalisation by “encouraging debate’ in local communities, schools, colleges and universities. In June 2018 central government revised its national counter- terrorism strategy commonly knowns as CONTEST.
The Privately Educated Retain their Grip on the Top Jobs as ‘Old Etonian’ Boris Johnson prepares to be PM. AS Britain prepares for the selection of the Old Etonian Boris Johnson as Prime Minister policy wonks from both sides of the political spectrum have re-focused their attention on the role of fee-paying schools in the educational system.