More than 50 times as many poor kids get good GCSEs at comprehensives compared to grammar schools

Figures show 25,332 children on free school meals achieved 5 good GCSEs in comprehensives, compared to just 510 in grammars.

 

More than 50 times as many disadvantaged children get five good GCSEs in comprehensive schools compared with grammars.

 

New figures released by Labour show the tiny impact grammar schools have on youngsters from low-income backgrounds.

 

The stats show fifty times as many children on free school meals - the measure used to identify children from local income households - achieved 5 good GCSEs in comprehensive schools compared with those studying at grammar schools.

 

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