Private Schools

Grammar schools are great — but there are not enough of them

Whether a policy is wise and whether it is unpopular are different questions

The P.M. has the brittle self-confidence of a true Wykehamist

The closure of grammar schools entrenched privilege

Dreams of dispensing with the school run

The last thing we should do is make them more expensive

Both Left and Right overstate their effect on educational ability and achievements in later life

Choosing a school in London is now a political decision

Independent schools can do more to boost social mobility – but what they’re currently doing won’t work