The Henrietta Barnett School has delayed its round one entrance exam until the end of September as a result of the pandemic.
The Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE) has said its “preferred option” is to see its 11-plus test delayed until later in the autumn term.
Nick Dale started tutoring for the 11-plus in 2009 after reading an article in The Daily Telegraph titled: 10 ways to beat the recession. Tutoring over 500 students, including a member of Qatari royal family, he has accumulated a database of 2,000 past exam papers.
Kent County Council’s Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Cllr Trudy Dean has described plans to delay the 11-plus test in Kent until October as “disappointing”.
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South Wilts Grammar School has responded to pupils with a promise to “continue the conversation” after hundreds backed a letter calling for more black history to be taught.
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Kent County Council is considering delaying this year’s Kent Test by about a month.
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.
The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools (TBGS) has said its preferred option for testing this year is to delay the 11-plus until later in the autumn term.