Grammar schools

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New £50m funding for Grammar schools is a ‘scandal’, says Chair of Comprehensive Future

Grammar schools create ‘educational apartheid', says campaigner

Grammar schools create ‘educational apartheid', says campaigner

The government has announced a new £50m fund for 16 grammar schools in a bid to create 3,000 more grammar school places, but the chair of Comprehensive Future described it as a “scandal”.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

The new policy will see £50 million in funding being given to the UK's 163 grammar schools if they want to take in more pupils

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

A protestor is seen holding a placard against Donald Trump in February 2017. Further protests are likely following news that the President will visit the UK before the end of the year

Ken Livingstone says he will join protests against Donald Trump

Ken Livingstone says he will join protests against Donald Trump

Ken says Trump might nuke North Korea and we must sever all ties

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with director of Education Datalab over grammar school tests

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with director of Education Datalab over grammar school tests

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with Education Datalab over school systems

Director of Education Datalab Rebecca Allen believes taking the 11-plus in Kent is like rolling dice

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect'

James Max tells Michael Pyke that putting mixed-ability students together hurts everyone

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Twitter unhappy with the Education Secretary over grammar school speech

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Education Secretary blasted over grammar school speech

Twitter unhappy with Justine Greening MP over grammar school speech

The Education Secretary is to lay out the Government's grammar school plans as 'open for all'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with ATL Union over grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammars

ATL representative Jean Roberts admits her view doesn't correspond with official union policy

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Philip Hammond made little reference to Brexit in his speech

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Philip Hammond makes health and education the keynotes of his flagship policy speech

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK economic prospects in the new Budget

Budget 2017: Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK prospects after Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive" Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget is expected to come today

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Grammar schools could be beneficial if those from poorer backgrounds attend', says New Schools Network

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

More money for grammar schools and free schools in England will be announced in the Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in clash with NUT member over grammar school plans

Grammar schools: Julia Hartley-Brewer says elitism is a great thing as NUT member says all schools should be comps

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in NUT member clash on grammar schools

Jerry Glazier clashed with our host over the differences between grammar and comprehensive schools

Phillip Hammond's new budget to give £320m cash boost to education

Philip Hammond's Budget to give huge cash boost to new grammar schools

Budget to give huge cash boost to new grammar schools

Up to £40 new schools will be funded under the new Budget, to be unveiled on Wednesday

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Brexit: 'Fear of racial attacks is linked to nutters using social media', says Lord Norman Tebbit

Brexit: Fear of racial attacks 'whipped up by nutters on the social media' says Lord Tebbit

Lord Tebbit says post-Brexit race attack fears caused by 'social media nutters'

Tebbit also praised Theresa May after she announced plans to trigger Article 50 by March 2017 and confirmed the repeal of the European Communities Act

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

'The Labour conference isn't as bad as I thought it was going to be', says MP Stephen Pound

Labour conference 'isn't as bad as I thought it would be', says Corbyn critic Stephen Pound

Labour conference 'isn't as bad as I thought it would be', says Corbyn critic

As the Labour conference draws to a close, Pound lifts the lid on what has been going on

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

George Galloway on... the divisiveness of grammar schools

George Galloway on the return of grammar schools

"We won't stand for it, Mrs May"

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

'Education needs a system which is less selective', says researcher at Kings College London

Less selective education system 'would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Less selective education system would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Researcher Sol Gamsu gives talkRADIO his views on why the Oxbridge state school intake is so heavily concentrated in the south of England

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Grammar schools: 'It creates elitism, and doesn't deal with academic ability', says shadow education secretary

Grammar schools: shadow education secretary and talkRADIO presenter clash over "elitist" education

Grammar schools: shadow education secretary and talkRADIO presenter clash

As it's revealed that Theresa May wants to lift the ban on opening new grammar schools, Angela Rayner MP and Julia Hartley-Brewer enjoy a robust exchange of views over who benefits from selective education…