DfE Awards 16 Grammar Schools Funds to Expand

The Department for Education has recently announced that it has awarded 16 Grammar schools across the United kingdom a total of £50mln to support the creation of additional high quality places in fully selective or partially selective schools.  Specifically, in the application, schools were asked to set out the steps they plan to take to increase access of disadvantaged pupils.  39 schools applied out of which 16 schools were awarded the funding, two of which are in Buckinghamshire ( John Hampden Grammar school & Sir William Borlase’s Grammar school).  For further information please see the write up on the BBC website or alternatively the DfE website.

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