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Black grammar school pupils far more likely to reach Oxbridge

Jan 10, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

GRAMMAR schools are sending more black and minority ethnic (BME) students to Cambridge University than all the other state schools in the country combined, analysis reveals.

Children from the most disadvantaged 20 per cent of households are more than twice as likely to get a place at Oxford or Cambridge if they live in an area with grammar schools, according to the report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi).

The paper examined the impact of selective schooling on state-...