Grammars' unfair demand

27th January 2006 at 00:00
Mr Brian Wills-Pope, chairman of the National Grammar Schools Association ("Admission U-turn angers grammars", TES, January 13) believes it is a human right for parents to know their children's 11-plus test result before they choose their school.

Does he not think it is a human right to be able to choose a comprehensive school and not to be pushed to the back of the queue by an unsuccessful grammar school applicant?

Why does he think that grammar school applicants should be given more than one choice?

Graeme Hitchen 3 High Bank Bradley Nr Skipton

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