216. Grammar School Education in Britain Today


This Sociology Factsheet will look at grammar schools in Britain today. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you to develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:
1. Demonstrate your understanding of how grammar schools ‘fit’ within the education system today.
2. Demonstrate your understanding of the debate surrounding the importance of grammar schools within the education system today.
3. Demonstrate your understanding of educational achievement within grammar school education compared with other forms of education.
4. Evaluate different forms of education, including grammar school education.
5. Be confident in using the concept of grammar schools in an answer within different topic areas of sociology.

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Publication Date

January 2020


ISSN: 1351-5136

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