I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree with Lewis Rich and his analysis of the grammar schools
All parties agreed over selection I GUESS you published Brenda Bullock's politically biased letter about grammar schools
in the hoping for a response; well I couldn't resist.
Judi Anders wrote on Facebook: "Of course grammar schools
get the best results.
Acklam Hall Grammar School
in 1936, above, and in 1948, below
I was born in Seaham and went to a small C of E school from where I progressed to Robert Richardson Grammar School
, Ryhope, via what was known then as the 11 plus in 1946.
Annually, in the 1960s in the Rhondda Valleys, around 150 of the highest-scoring pupils in the 11+ were offered places at Porth County Grammar School
for Girls, or Porth County Grammar School
POLICE were called by a Birmingham grammar school
as "carnage" ensued when 1,000 youngsters arrived to sit entrance exams.
THE Echo has recently printed two letters extolling the benefits to working class children of the grammar school
system, abolished over large parts of Britain by the then Labour Education Minister, now Baroness Shirley Williams (Ron Page, You Say, August 14, and Mark Cummings, You Say, August 19).
Plans to repair the Old Grammar School
, in Hales Street, have been given planning permission and listed building consent by the council.
Contract notice: chesham grammar school
The argument against the grammar school
system is that it was cruel, hard and selective.
Birmingham's largest grammar school
, King Edward VI Five Ways, attracted the highest number of applicants with1,862 youngsters vying for 175 places.
2005) The end of the grammar school
system has helped widen class divisions, say researchers.
West Kirby Grammar School
won their local heat, beating Birkenhead School and Ormskirk School.
TESTIMONY Films is making a BBC4 two-parter on the history of the grammar school
in Britain and we are keen to hear from readers who went to a grammar school
or taught in them.