The British grammar schools provided five consecutive prime ministers as well as many high fliers in industry, science and the arts. Yet at the height of their success they were phased out. Featuring David Attenborough and Joan Bakewell amongst many others, this two-part series uses personal stories and rare archive to reveal the secret history of some of Britain's most successful schools, whose aim was to give the very best education to talented children - whatever their background.

The Grammar School: A Secret History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-05

The Grammar School: A Secret History - Fiona Millar - Netflix

Fiona Millar (born 2 January 1958) is a British journalist and campaigner on education and parenting issues. She is a former adviser to Cherie Blair. She contributes to Education Guardian and the Local Schools Network website.

The Grammar School: A Secret History - Personal life - Netflix

Her partner is Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former Director of Communications. They have two sons (born October 1987 and July 1989) and a daughter (born April 1994). They live in Gospel Oak. She is a patron of Humanists UK.

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