How do you get a place at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet? Sabah Hadi managed it twice and also set up a social media page to help others do the same.
A Shropshire grammar school is to throw open its doors to boys from deprived areas of the borough in a £2.6m overhaul of its approach to equality of opportunity, the Shropshire Star reports.
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has been named the best state-funded secondary in Greater Manchester, the Manchester Evening News reports.
Entering competitions can be a great way to prepare for the 11-plus writing task – and you might win a prize in the process. The publisher Pearson is the latest to launch a lockdown-themed contest – write a story about your everyday hero. Here are some others – including the Young Muslim Writers Awards and a competition looking for a story including a taxi cab!
Students at Colyton Grammar School are more likely to get into a top university than their peers at any other state school or college in Devon.
A top grammar school, the Belfast Royal Academy (BRA), has issued guidance to parents and guardians stating that pupils will have to wear face masks when they return for the new academic year.
Figures suggest students at Watford Grammar School for Girls are more likely to get into a top university than any other state school or college in Hertfordshire, the Watford Observer reports.
Take note of different writing styles and how they are achieved. What is the difference between an internet news article and a novel? A play and a scientific report? Here are some top tips for succeeding in the 11-plus from OxBridge Centre (UK).
Grammars are among schools in Bucks that have been given cash by the government to make improvements, Bucks Free Press reports.
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.