Tag: grammar schools

Don’t Panic, Everyone! Lola Has The Answer!

The ‘Guardian’s’ Lola Okolosie, that is: Wednesday’s terror attack has been acknowledged as the action of one Muslim – an “Islamist extremist” in May’s words, representative of only himself and not a religion. It is an important response to the…

The Difference, Explained…

My school is a mile from the border of a selective authority. The “local” grammar is 12 miles away or half an hour on the bus. Yet at 7.20am, come rain or shine, shivering children from the local villages can…

Why Should We Let Failures Decide Policy?

Grammar schools are popular, or so the prevailing wisdom goes. Moreover, the idea that parents want selection underpins the recent flurry of pro-grammar activity around the country. But I bet the ‘Guardian’ is here to tell you why that’s not…