‘OPEN FOR ALL’ New 21st century grammars will allow young people ‘to truly help make the most of their talents’, vows the Education Secretary

Justine Greening was outlining a new model for selective education she says should work for everyone.

 

THE NEW 21st century grammar schools will allow young people “to truly help make the most of their talents”, the Education Secretary has vowed.

 

Justine Greening was outlining a new model for selective education she says should work for everyone, including children from “ordinary working families”.

 

It came as a Government consultation said families not included in traditional measures of deprivation, but whose household income is below the national average, find it harder to access outstanding schools and perform worse than their wealthier peers.

 

But the Government says pupils in grammar schools are as likely to be from ordinary working families as children in non-selective schools.

 

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