0 Have your say Bad for social mobility
Re: Selective Schools. I am prompted to reply to the article, Calls to oppose new grammar schools (WEP October 4). Presentation in politics is very important. Theresa May talks of introducing more grammar schools. It also means the reintroduction of secondary moderns for most children. For presentation, she will call them something else. WS Gilbert wrote: “When everyone is somebody, then no one’s anybody” (The Gondoliers). He was talking about titles and meant, what status would being a Duke bring if all men were Dukes? So the necessary condition for... read more
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