Watford Grammar School for Boys and Watford Grammar School for Girls are among several schools in the area to receive government funding to carry out improvements.
Simon Langton Boys’ Grammar School head teacher Ken Moffat has expressed doubts over bringing all schools back in September under social distancing measures, Kent Online reports.
Skegness Grammar School has appointed Jude Hunton as its new head, the Skegness Standard reports.
Campaign group September for Schools is calling on the government to provide a roadmap to get all children safely back to school by September.
The proportion of students from state schools admitted to Oxford rose from 55.61 percent to 62.3 percent between 2015 and 2019 according to the university’s Annual Admissions Statistical Report.
The Henrietta Barnett School has delayed its round one entrance exam until the end of September as a result of the pandemic.
The Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE) has said its “preferred option” is to see its 11-plus test delayed until later in the autumn term.
Kent County Council’s Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Cllr Trudy Dean has described plans to delay the 11-plus test in Kent until October as “disappointing”.
South Wilts Grammar School has responded to pupils with a promise to “continue the conversation” after hundreds backed a letter calling for more black history to be taught.
Kent County Council is considering delaying this year’s Kent Test by about a month.