Evidence check: Grammar schools Contents

Contents

Terms of Reference

1 Introduction

Background

The Government’s proposals for selective education

Our evidence check

Aims of the policy

Parental choice

Creation of more good schools

Narrowing the attainment gap

Historical and international context

2 Measures of success

Defining success

The EBacc

Five A*–C GCSEs

Progress 8

University entry

3 Admissions and testing

Self-selecting intake

Age of selection

Tutor-proof tests

4 Resource sorting

Unintended consequences

Resource implications

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Birmingham

Formal Minutes

Witnesses

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament





10 February 2017