Headteachers tell Prime Minister to forget grammar schools idea

Headteachers fear that reintroducing selective education will cause significant problems within the system.


In a letter to the Prime Minister, they outline their belief that selective schools would be a ‘retrograde step and would undermine the rapid progress’ made in North Somerset.


Headteachers which have signed the letter include those at Backwell, Gordano and Nailsea schools. Churchill Academy and Sixth Form and the Inspirational Futures Trust – which includes St Katherine’s School in Pill – have also backed the letter.


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