Daily Archives: March 5, 2015


Why I support Grammar schools 1

It seems that a lot of people are against grammar schools and I want to give you my opinions on it. My eldest son D goes to grammer school, We aren’t rich or posh. We are a normal family. I wouldn’t say we are pushy parents, we’d love both the boys to do well, but D’s school was his own first choice. We went to look around a couple of grammar schools and a couple of secondary schools.  The nearest local secondary was awful in my opinion – it was set up for the under performing children more than the smart children. That sounds snobby I know,  but it was true. We sat through the headmasters lecture to all of the prospective parents.  It was all about how they accept all kids, even the naughtiest children that have been excluded everywhere else. This wasn’t an attractive sales pitch unless you […]