Our coalition is made up of organisations and individuals who want to see an end to the 11-plus. If you would like to be added to our list of supporters please get in touch.

Campaign for the Advancement of State Education

The Centre for Education and Youth  

Comprehensive Future

Headteachers’ Roundtable

Kent Education Network

Local Equal Excellent

More Than A Score

The National Education Union

New Visions for Education group

Rescue Our Schools


Bell Ribero Addy MP

Apsana Begum MP

Melissa Benn, writer and campaigner

John Bercow, former Speaker of the House of Commons

Baroness Christine Blower, Labour peer and former General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers

Tony Burke, President of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions

Professor Roger Brown, former Vice-Chancellor of Southampton Solent University

Dr Nuala Burgess, educational researcher and campaigner

Richard Burgon MP

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester 

Dale Campbell-Savours,  Lord Campbell-Savours, Labour peer

Alastair Campbell, former Director of Communications for Tony Blair, author, and host of ‘The Rest Is Politics’ podcast

Sameena Choudry, founder of Equitable Education 

Peter Collard, CASE National Executive Committee

Demitri Coryton,  Chair of the Education Publishing Company Ltd.

Marc Davenant, documentary and street photographer and two-time winner of the Portrait of Britain competition

Mike Davies, former secondary school headteacher

Natasha Devon, writer, campaigner and broadcaster

Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography of the School of Geography and the Environment of the University of Oxford

Greg Dyke, former director-general of the BBC

John Edmonds, former General Secretary of the GMB and President of the TUC

Bernardine Evaristo, writer and Booker Prize winner

Tony Gallagher, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast

John Galloway, Independent Writer and Consultant

Sol Gamsu, Assistant Professor in Sociology,  University of Durham 

Professor John Gardner, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling

Ron Glatter, Professor of Educational Management and Administration, The Open University

Prof Helen Gunter, Professor of Educational Policy, Leadership and Management in the School of Education, University of Manchester

John Hammett, former General Secretary of Usdaw

Richard Harris, CASE National Executive Committee

Billy Hayes, former General Secretary of CWU 

Prof Joanne Hughes MBE,  UNESCO Chair, Director of the Centre for Shared Education, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Philip Hunt, Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Labour peer

Richard Huntington, Chief Strategy Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi

Mike Ion, director Aventi Schools Trust

Lewis Iwu, co-founder of Purpose Union and founding Director of the Fair Education Alliance

David Jackson, founding Director at the National College for School Leadership, and Senior Associate at Innovation Unit

Remi Joseph-Salisbury, UCU, University of Manchester

Lord Kinnock, former Leader of the Labour Party 

Clive Lewis MP

Dr Keith Lichman, former Secretary of CASE

Ken Loach, film maker

Professor Rachel Lofthouse, Professor of Teacher Education and Director of CollectivED, Leeds Beckett University

Vix Lowthian, education spokesperson for the Green Party

Caroline Lucas MP 

Naheeda Maharasingham, head teacher

Jackie Malton, former DCI and author of ‘The Real Prime Suspect’

Peter Mandler, Professor in Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge

Thomas Mann, recently Head of Inclusion, Kingsbury High School, Edgware, Vice-Chair of CASE

James Mannion, Rethinking Education

Melian Mansfield MBE, Chair of the Campaign for State Education

Jane Martin, Professor of the Social History of Education, Birmingham University

Steve Mastin of the Conservative Education Society

Christina McAnea, General Secretary of Unison

Sir David Melville,  Chair of Pearson Education Ltd

Fiona Millar, writer and campaigner

Christopher Millward, Professor of Practice in Education Policy, Birmingham University

John Monks, former General Secretary of TUC

Andrew O’Neill Headteacher of All Saints Catholic College

Kate Osborne MP

Alan Parker, education consultant and former Director of Education at the London Borough of Ealing

Keither Parker, Head of Initial Teacher Education at York St John University

Carl Parsons, Emeritus Professor of Education, Canterbury Christ Church University

Dr Tara Porter, author and clinical psychologist

Michael Pyke, Member of CASE NEC and Editor of CASEnotes

Diane Reay, Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge

Michael Rosen, children’s author, poet and columnist

Chris Searle, former teacher and lifelong NEU member

Ryan Shorthouse, Bright Blue

Gary Smith, General Secretary of GMB

David Taylor, former secondary school headteacher 

Reverend Stephen Terry, Former Chair of Accord

Peter Thomson, former Vice-Chair of CASE

Selina Todd, Professor of Modern History, Oxford University

Sally Tomlinson, Honorary Fellow, Education Department, University of Oxford and Emeritus Professor of Education, Goldsmiths’ College, University of London

Raj Unsworth, Chair of the Partition Group and Specialist Advisor to Headteachers’ Roundtable

Louise Vincent, D.Phil student, University of Oxford

Mick Waters, educationist 

Baron Watson of Invergowrie, former Labour Education Spokesperson in the House of Lords

Sir Michael Wilshaw, former Chief Inspector of Schools 

Alice Woolley, former Guardian education editor