Useful Reading

Here is a selection of articles that might help inform your secondary school choice:

Grammar Schools v Comprehensives –

The  current government’s case for more grammars:


The case against more grammars:

Sir Michael Wilshaw, the outgoing head of OFSTED, on school improvement in London:

More research from the Local Schools Network, an excellent “fact-checker” website set up by London education campaigners


Adolescent Mental Wellbeing –



Co-ed v Single Sex Schools and Achievement –

Some opinion pieces, mostly from within the independent sector: