1. Summer-born children shun academic subjects

    Children born later in the academic year appear less likely to choose to study 'facilitating subjects' favoured by top universities, according to a recent CERP analysis. Anne Pinot de Moira considers the difficulties faced by summer-born children.

  2. Is there a geographical difference in UK school performance?

    Ben Smith investigates claims that there is a ‘North-South’ divide in exam attainment, and offers an alternative analysis