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Schools that Work for Everyone: Our response

The consultation on the DfE Green Paper, “Schools that Work for Everyone” recently closed. Here is our response: Selective Schools How should we best support existing grammars to expand? The government should not allow grammar schools to expand. The government’s own evidence (p11) shows that disadvantaged students are few and far between in the upper reaches of …

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Fair access means universities levelling the playing field on personal statements

The Sutton Trust’s recent report, ‘Making a Statement’, argues that teachers’ and admissions tutors do not always have the same opinion as to what makes a good personal statement and that this affects pupils chances of getting into top universities. As someone who line manages my school’s sixth form this worries me. Writing a personal …

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