TES: Some topics may be removed from 11+

Head teachers have said disadvantaged pupils could be offered the opportunity to sit the 11-plus exam at a later date to give them time to catch-up on content missed during school closures, according to TES.

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Grammars admit fewer children from poorer backgrounds: study

The proportion of children from poorer families going to grammar school in England has gone backwards despite a government push to widen their intakes, The Independent has reported.

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Barnes Children’s Literary Festival goes online

The Barnes Children’s Literary Festival (9-14 June) is online this year. It’s all free and includes top children’s authors Emma Carol (To the Lighthouse), Caroline Lawrence (Roman Mysteries), SF Said (Varjak Paw), Lisa Thomson (The Goldfish Boy), Frank Cottrell-Boyce (Millions) and Andy Griffiths (Treehouse series).

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