Chief executive of the Grammar School Heads Association Mark Fenton has said the A-level results had been unfair to some of its students.
Cancellation of the Kent Test would have been “impractical”, Kent County Council’s (KCC) cabinet member for education, Cllr Richard Long (Con) has said.
There will be very few children at Lancaster Royal Grammar who are from council estates as social class comes into play, National Education Union officer Jim Dye has told Lancs Live.
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Grammar School Insider is inviting opinion pieces on 11-plus topics – including tutoring, creative writing, maths, verbal and non-verbal reasoning, resources, mocks and courses.
For any parents of children taking the 11-plus this autumn the pandemic has thrown into question whether the tests will actually take place.
The Latymer School’s recent announcement that assessments will go ahead with social distancing is the first indication that grammar schools in England at least are unlikely to alter this year’s arrangements.
The message coming from grammar schools and independent school heads at the moment is don’t tutor for the 11+ but clearly if you don’t tutor, you stand little chance of success.
The 11 plus exam has spurned a massive industry – there are mock exam centres, endless study aids and an immense tutoring sector. Almost all of this is unregulated, so how do you choose?