Approval for the first new grammar school in 50 years was announced by the Education Secretary today - with major implications for schools right across the country
Windsor and Maidenhead could well follow in Kent's highly controversial footsteps - and many others may go the same way too.
Christine Alsford has been following today's developments - and looking at the knock on for education here in the South
What are grammar schools and how did they come about? Here's some facts:
The Education Secretary will approve plans for the country's first new grammar school in 50 years to be in Kent.