Fears NI transfer test will spread Covid

Parents fear making kids sit transfer tests in grammar school halls could put their health in danger, the Belfast Telegraph reports.

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Opinion: 11-plus exams are likely to go ahead

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.

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