Originally posted on TimDracup:
This post considers proposals emerging for new selective schools that would select on the basis of ability or attainment and socio-economic disadvantage.
It covers the following ground:
- The context provided by the selection green paper and the Opportunity Areas policy.
- Recent Advocacy for ‘pupil premium grammar schools’ and similar entities.
- Analysis of the model proposed.
- An alternative, far more efficient model for the system-wide support of disadvantaged high attainers…