'In 1852, We Were Worrying About Getting Poor Kids Into Oxbridge - We Are Still... So What Can We Do About It?'
Last Thursday was deadline day for applying to study at Oxford and Cambridge. Each applicant will face the daunting prospect of a grilling by some of the world's most formidable academics, within the ivory towers and grand surroundings that will feel familiar only to those who attend the country's top private schools.
A scheme to bring top speakers into disadvantaged schools in the hope of bridging the divide between private and state is