News round-up: The origins of the 11-plus, grammar school appeals and more
The father of the 11-plus: The sorry tale of Cyril Burt Cyril Burt's idea that intelligence is fixed, unchangeable and set at 10 years old, was discredited in the 1970s. Yet 163 grammar schools still promote this idea through their continued use of the 11-plus test. John Edmond's