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16 grammars to create more spaces.

16 grammars to create more spaces.

Sixteen grammar schools in England have been given permission to create hundreds of new places.

The schools are receiving a share of the Department for Education's £50m selective school expansion fund to accommodate up to 4,000 extra pupils.

The schools were selected from 39 applications and make up 10% of England's 163 grammar schools.

The money has been granted on the condition these schools have ambitious plans to admit more poor pupils.

The government says all 16 selective schools will be making changes to their admission arrangements to increase access for disadvantaged children.

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