There will be very few children at Lancaster Royal Grammar who are from council estates as social class comes into play, National Education Union officer Jim Dye has told Lancs Live.
Schools Minister Nick Gibb will be paying a visit to Sleaford’s grammar schools to consider funding their plans for a co-educational facility on a new, edge-of-town site, the Sleaford Standard reports.
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A study has ranked Watford Grammar School for Girls as the best state-funded secondary school in Herts, according to Herts Live.
Grammar schools in Gloucestershire have delayed the annual entrance test for primary school pupils, Gloucestershire Live reports.
Students at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys are more likely to get into a top university than any other state school or college in Birmingham.
Comprehensive Future has written an open letter to education secretary Gavin Williamson, along with MPs and councillors in selective local authorities, calling on grammar schools to abandon 11-plus testing this year.
The Department for Education has urged grammar schools to delay their entrance exams until as late as November to enable children to catch up with missed learning due to the pandemic.
The Kent Test is to be delayed by a month, Kent County Council [KCC] has said.
Invicta Grammar School is celebrating after holding on to its crown as the county’s best state secondary, Kent Live reports.