Simon Doyle

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Last remaining 11-plus test called off

Last remaining 11-plus test called off

Northern Ireland news
THE last remaining 11-plus-style exam, due to take place next month has been cancelled - one day after parents were told it would proceed.

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  4. With no transfer tests, it appears some grammar schools are actually going to try to get away with using scores fro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  5. Taken from an earlier version of an article written yesterday, which was overtaken by events - Peter Weir tells the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  6. Peter Weir has told the education committee there will be no delay to the transfer timetable caused by the delayed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  7. A school that uses both AQE and PPTC results has said this is "not possible" this year due to PPTC/GL being off and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  8. Has anyone passed a memo to the DUP in the executive meeting yet letting them know what schools have been announcing today?

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  10. "AQE has proposed a further date of the 27th February to hold one test. Given the uncertainty around this, we have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…