Knowledge is Wealth
Expanding Grammar Schools
Theresa May announced the expansion of Grammar schools because parents want it for their children. She is allocating £50 million, so the Grammar schools can create more places for disadvantaged children. King Edward VI Grammar School in Birmingham has been using this method. The Head of the Grammar Schools Association and Head for Rugby School, Charlotte Marten hopes it is a method that will be replicated in other schools.
Ban on Junk food adverts on London Transport
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has put out for consultation a ban on junk food adverts on tubes, buses and Overground trains run by TFL. This is because 40% of 10 to 11 year olds are overweight. It is to target foods that are high in fats, salt and sugar. The are the foods responsible for childhood obesity and it predisposes in later life to diseases…
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