Grammar schools

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The superiority complex of grammar schools is misplaced | Letter
Letter: Vocational and academic education should be valued equally, says Yvonne Williams

19, Mar, 2023 @4:19 PM

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The Tories keep bottling their push for more grammar schools. Is it because they know they don’t work? | Lola Okolosie
England’s existing grammars cream off the most able students from privileged backgrounds, yet their results are only marginally better, asks English teacher and writer Lola Okolosie

Lola Okolosie

16, Mar, 2023 @10:47 AM

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Poorer pupils still missing out on grammar school places in England
Research reveals children struggling across many parts of country despite changes aimed at helping them get in

Richard Adams Education editor

21, Feb, 2023 @5:19 PM

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Private schools offer unjustifiable benefit | Letters
There is no place for state acquiescence in paid-for education

11, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Liz Truss talks sense about thinktanks | Brief letters
Brief letters: Vested interest groups | Gordon Brown’s school | Politicians’ clothing choices | Truss’s lack of mandate | Growing the pie


06, Oct, 2022 @5:07 PM

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Social mobility tsar casts doubt over grammar school revival in England
Katharine Birbalsingh says disadvantaged pupils with few resources struggle to win places

Richard Adams Education editor

23, Sep, 2022 @3:18 PM

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‘They don’t work’: experts criticise Liz Truss’s grammar schools plan
Government policy faces opposition, with many saying that selection does not improve social mobility

Sally Weale

22, Sep, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Today’s grammar schools are for a bourgeois elite | Letter
Letter: Sarah James on the privatisation of state education for those who can afford it


20, Sep, 2022 @5:01 PM

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The Guardian view on schools: grammars are not the answer | Editorial
Editorial: Energy costs and teacher shortages should be top priorities for the new prime minister. Instead she is stuck in the past


18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Truss and Sunak’ ideas on education are ‘sugar-rush’ policymaking, says expert
Tory leadership candidates want to bring back grammar schools among other campaign promises but critics are wary

Sally Weale Education correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Great expectations of a Wagatha sequel | Letters
Brief letters: Vardy v Rooney | Grammar schools | Backing the birch | Truss v Neil | More flushing advice

31, Jul, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Ben Wallace endorses Liz Truss as Sunak backs new grammar schools
Defence secretary says Truss is only candidate with right experience after rivals take part in first official Conservative party hustings in Leeds

Heather Stewart Political editor

29, Jul, 2022 @5:45 AM

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