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The kids aren’t alright: Sunak’s school phone ban won’t stop bigotry, even a bit

Sunak’s ban on phones in secondary school is doing little to solve the problem, and more to make it worse
Exam anxiety + social elitism = the 11+

Exam anxiety + social elitism = the 11+

The controversial 11+ exam perpetuates the school system’s dangerous relationship with elitism and mental health illnesses, and dictates a lasting and unhealthy attitude towards school and exams for many young people, writes Cachella Smith.

White children fall behind at GCSE due to “lack of parental support”

Despite being high achievers at age 5, white children tend to fall behind ethnic minority groups at GCSE level, study says