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Top London grammar school 'unlawfully' forcing students to re-sit Year 12

Top London grammar school 'unlawfully' forcing students to re-sit Year 12

One of the top grammar schools in the country has been accused of unlawfully holding sixth-form students back a year if they fail to get good enough grades, i can reveal.

Wilson's School in Sutton, London, requires students to get a minimum of three Cs in their AS levels to “matriculate” into Year 13, or else forces them to re-sit Year 12.

But a lawyer has told i he thinks this is “not lawful”, and could be used as a way of pushing out students who might drag down schools' league table position. i has been told that the policy has resulted in students opting to leave after Year 12.

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