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Grammar school proposals don’t go far enough

The reintroduction of grammar schools offers hope, but more needs to be done to diversify education

Private schools give students “two year boost” over comprehensives

A recent study funded by the Independent Schools Trust reveal substantially better achievements among privately educated children at GCSE level examinations

Rate of disadvantaged students entering Oxbridge falls

New data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency reveals that Oxbridge has been admitting fewer students from lower socio-economic backgrounds over the past decade

University funding body mixes up state vs privately educated students statistics

HEFCE admit statistics released this summer, suggesting state school students did better at university than privately educated students, were reversed

State school graduates will earn less than private school counterparts

There is a pay gap between state school and private school graduates who achieve the same degree in the same subject, and go into the same profession