Grammar schools to offer lower pass marks to poorer pupils

Rachel Roberts of the Independent quotes our chairman Peter Lampl on fairer admissions to grammar schools.

“We welcome the expectation that grammar schools do more to attract disadvantaged pupils, including by lowering the pass rate for this group. But we want to see fairer admissions policies working in existing grammar schools before their number is allowed to increase.”

 

Read the full article here. The Sutton Trust’s research was also cited in a Daily Mail article on the same topic.

Read the research on Selective Comprehensives here.

 

2017-10-18T16:24:29+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: In the News|