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Tories' grammar schools call

The Welsh Conservatives have called for the reintroduction of grammar schools to the education system here in Wales. They say streaming should happen at 14, not at 11, and vocational skills must have the same value as academic skills.

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NUT: Comprehensive system 'suits children of Wales'

David Evans, Secretary of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) Cymru, said they back the comprehensive schools system fully.

He said "it suits us - its suits the people of Wales - it suits the children of Wales."

The last grammar school in Wales closed in 1988, but the Welsh Conservatives are calling for a return to the grammar system.

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