Marlow’s Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School has delayed its opening date after ‘a number of positive’ coronavirus cases in the school community, the Maidenhead Advertiser reports.
Pupils in Southend will be given an additional secondary school preference when choosing their place this year.
Parents fear making kids sit transfer tests in grammar school halls could put their health in danger, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
“I never put a limit on a child because each year there is always someone that surprises me and parents thank me for this because they would have never originally considered a top school for their child,” says tutor Danielle Baron.
A grammar school in Aylesbury has improved its wireless connectivity with a solution from education WiFi experts Redway Networks, The Bucks Herald reports.
Here is a list of free 11-plus resources available this month. Crystal Tuition has put together some creative writing resources while Sierra Tuition is offering a free maths topic list.
Chief executive of the Grammar School Heads Association Mark Fenton has said the A-level results had been unfair to some of its students.
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School in Aylesbury has been awarded £478,725 to improve school facilities. The money will be used to fund heating upgrades, Mix96 reports.
We personally believe that 12 months duration is enough to prepare well for the 11-plus, says Louise Formicola from Champs Learning.
Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School head has slammed this year’s A-Level grading system, saying their pupils’ grades are “way out of line” with their historic records, Bucks Free Press reports.