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Grammar Schools: Myths and Legends

March 26, 2012

Grammar schools are being allowed to expand[i]  – extending academic selection at 11 through “satellite schools”.  It is evident that current DfE policy favours school selection, although this will often be masked. For instance, selection for the new ‘free schools’ allows them to select disproportionate numbers of high achieving children[ii] and the majority of Roman Catholic and Church of England faith schools have unrepresentative intakes[iii].

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