Does policy by “parental demand” best meet the needs of students?

Chelmsford County High School for Girls (CCHS) has announced that they are changing their admissions policy from next year. The policy change is outlined on the school’s website: http://www.cchs.co.uk/ch/home/latest_news/change_to_admissions_tests_for_year_7_entry_from_september_2014_onwards The explanation provided for it is as follows: “For some years we have been concerned that many parents have associated entry to this school with the […] Continue reading