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.
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: