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Partially selective schools 'no good' for low prior attainment pupils.

Partially selective schools 'no good' for low prior attainment pupils.

And some outcomes for pupils with low prior attainment are worse at partially selective schools than in non-selective schools, new analysis shows

There is no academic benefit to attending a partially selective school – and pupils with low prior attainment are significantly less likely to achieve good GCSEs than at non-selective schools, a new report has found. 

The analysis from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) published today compares the results of pupils at 38 partially selective schools in England with comparable pupils at similar, non-selective schools. 

It follows the government's Green Paper The Schools That Work for Everyone which has proposed support "to establish new partially selective schools".

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