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Proportion of maintained grammar school pupils

 

Source: House of Commons Library – Grammar school statistics

Notes:

  • All state funded schools from 2010

 

Key dates 
1944Education Act
Introduced the tripartite system at secondary level: grammar, technical and secondary modern. Also introduced the 11-plus examination.
1998
School Standards and Framework Act
No new maintained grammar schools can be opened and existing schools cannot introduce new selection by ability.