Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

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James Curran
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Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Post by James Curran » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:20 pm

Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students who failed to get top grades
Exclusive: Families launch legal action against St Olave’s grammar school in Orpington after about 16 sixth-formers lost final-year places


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... top-grades

Well worth a read.

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Re: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Post by James Curran » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:27 pm

Schools around England ejecting 'underperforming' sixth-formers

Testimony from parents and students suggests St Olave’s grammar school is just one of many institutions ‘weeding out’ students


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... th-formers

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Re: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Post by James Curran » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:19 am

Calls for inquiry into grammar school that 'unlawfully' excluded students

Parents and former governors at a leading grammar school found to be systematically excluding pupils halfway through their A-level studies say there needs to be a full inquiry in order to restore confidence in the school.

St Olave’s grammar school in Orpington, in the London borough of Bromley, dramatically reversed its controversial policy on Friday after the Guardian reported that a number of families had launched legal action arguing it was against the law.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... d-students

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Re: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Post by James Curran » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:20 am

Schools abandon exclusion of sixth-formers after parents complain


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-complain

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