Even Fans Of Grammar Schools Think They Are Bad For Less Able Children

Asked to imagine that they had a child who could pass the 11 plus exam, 48% of people said that they would prefer to live in an area with a selective system, whilst 32% said they would choose a comprehensive area. These figures flip when asked to imagine their child would fail the 11 plus exam, with 50% saying they’d prefer to live in a comprehensive area and 27% saying a selective area.

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