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No expansion of selective education – a good local school for every child

No expansion of selective education – a good local school for every child

The NUT is opposed to the Conservative Government's proposals to expand selective education in England, set out in the green paper Schools that work for everyone. Read our full response to the green paper here.

ALL the evidence demonstrates that selective education has NO positive benefits but many negative impacts:

The NUT recruits and represents teachers in whichever type of school they teach, including existing grammar schools. However, for the reasons above we do not think that the expansion of selective education is in the interests of children’s education.

What is the Government proposing?

What is the Government proposing?

The Government set out is plans on selective education in a green paper (a consultation document), Schools that Work for Everyone, published in September 2016. Its proposals on selective education would allow:

What do education experts think about these proposals?

What do education experts think about these proposals?

Click here to read what educational experts and other leading public figures have said about the proposals on selective education in the green paper.

Councils opposed to increasing selection

Councils opposed to increasing selection

A number of councils have passed motions against expanding selective schools locally – click here for further information.

Has your council passed a similar motion? Email us at grammarschools@nut.org.uk.

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