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Balancing out Britain’s state schools

Throwing open their doors will have benefits for the system as a whole, says Chief Exec James Turner as he unpicks today's new research comparing the social selectivity of top performing state schools in Great Britain.

2019-03-26T07:58:04+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Moving the dial on contextual admissions

Laura Bruce, Head of Programmes and Carl Cullinane, Acting Head of Research and Policy pick out three key issues preventing contextual admissions – giving low-income pupils a grade-break - from delivering on fair access.

2019-02-28T15:24:22+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Tackling the regional attainment gap

Ruby Nightingale, Communications and Public Affairs Officer at the Sutton Trust, reports on the APPG on social mobility’s inquiry on the regional attainment gap and sets out how we might close it.

2019-02-22T09:30:09+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Parenting can trump background

Sir Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), explains why parents are our biggest ally in closing the attainment gap before school starts.

2019-02-14T06:35:15+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|
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