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Parents and teachers agree that school admissions need to be fairer

Half of secondary school heads (50%) say that social segregation is a problem in state schools, but many (43%) don’t consider the socio-economic make-up of their community when designing their own admissions policies. This is according to new research, published by the Sutton Trust ahead of school offer day, that includes polling of parents and teachers on their views on school admissions. 

Does teaching GCSEs over three years boost grades?

A new research project will examine how the decisions that schools make impact on pupil outcomes, @EducEndowFoundn (EEF)  announced today (24 Feb). The study is part of a new programme of work that aims to give schools more evidence of the impact of their decisions.

Cabinet #Reshuffle - Education Secretary Gavin Wiliamson among minority educated at state schools

Sutton Trust analysis of the education background of the new cabinet finds 62% went to independent schools, BUT VERY SMALL INCREASE IN PROPORTION EDUCATED AT COMPREHENSIVES.

High-quality apprenticeships key to improving social mobility in the UK, says new report

LONDON REMAINS THE ELITE EPICENTRE OF THE UK AND IS BECOMING HARDER TO ACCESS FOR LESS ADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE Becoming socially mobile – moving into a higher professional or managerial job from a working-class background – doesn’t necessarily mean moving away from where you grew up, according to new research published by the Sutton Trust today (21 Jan).

Newly elected MPs now more likely to have been educated at state schools

SUTTON TRUST ANALYSIS FINDS OVER HALF OF NEW HOUSE OF COMMONS WENT TO COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLS

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