Diychica’s Blog

Its not the school you go to that determines how well you do “ its the class system, stupid

Posted on: July 2, 2012

Studies on grammar schools similarly show just how overriding a factor class is.

It is argued by the Tory Right, among others, that the abolition of grammar schools crippled social mobility in Britain. But looking at results of the 164 remaining grammar schools suggests this is not true. The Financial Times did a study comparing GCSE performance in three regions: Kent (which still operates the grammar system), London and England. Kent was on the



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