Author: Richard Davies

Rememberance for the future

The Remembrance Day parade down the High Street is perhaps the highlight of our town’s civic calendar. Many of us will undoubtedly remember marching as Scouts and Guides and Sunday saw the current generation of uniformed organisations proudly parade through the town.

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Grammar Schools are part of the solution, not the problem

Recent days have seen the possibility of a new wave of grammar schools and this signals a potential reversal of decades of political ideology over practical reality. One of the most contentious aspect of our education system is the 11+ and selective education. Here in Grantham we are steeped in the grammar school system with alumni of the respective selective schools being towering figures on the world stage, such as Newton and Thatcher.

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