Definition of 'grammar school'
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There are too few grammar schools and specialist high schools.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was argued that it was unfair to divide students between grammar schools and secondary modern schools.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That was always a very good grammar school.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Good primaries and grammar schools have ensured strong demand from families looking for more space and greenery.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But it is unlikely that many more children in the town will receive a grammar school education as a result.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Most public grammar schools are underperforming, surviving on far fewer resources than their suburban counterparts.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The only difference is they had the adrenalin of a grammar school system to push them all the way to Oxbridge.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But they soon find their loyalties divided between their new master and the old school teachers who've been at the grammar school for years.The Sun (2006)
Conservatives in Kent came up with the idea of testing the law by opening a new site that technically remained part of a grammar school elsewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I am sick of hearing that the grammar school system with the 11-plus exam is a panacea for all our educational ills.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
England's grammar schools have significantly higher proportions of children from ethnic minorities than nearby comprehensive schools, figures show.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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