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Why have London’s schools got better?

A new study forces commentators to re-assess their view on the capital's success

By Josh Lowe  

Paddington Academy, London. © Photo By View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images

Read my piece from January on the London Schools Revolution

Britain’s capital is a fantastic place to go to school. Every day, teachers across London, and particularly inner London, work with some of Britain’s most disadvantaged children and help them achieve results which are nothing short of remarkable. This year, a Department for Education analysis showed that Mossbourne Academy in Hackney and the Grey Coat Hospital in Westminster outperformed many…

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