17 May 2018
Selective Secondary Education does not drive social mobility - time to kill the myths and invest in a great comprehensive system
In 2016 the Prime Minister spoke about her vision for education and, at least in her mind, of the importance of selective schools in enabling students from all backgrounds to reach their academic potential, saying "*There is nothing meritocratic about standing in the way of giving our most academically gifted children the specialist and tailored support that can enable them to fulfil their potential. In a true meritocracy, we should not be apologetic about stretching the most academically able to the very highest standards of excellence.*"