Grammar school ‘annexe’ in Kent is a dangerous moment

Natasha Porter

Deputy Head of Education, 2014-15

Jonathan Simons

Director of Policy and Advocacy, Varkey Foundation

“Social segregation (between children of different classes and ethnic backgrounds) is much higher in selective areas than in other parts of the country, as are the gaps in outcomes between disadvantaged children and the rest.

“Even the government’s favourite thinktank, Policy Exchange, agrees and recently highlighted evidence showing that any benefit to children attending grammar schools is outweighed by the impact on those left behind.”

See the full article on The Guardian’s website

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