eleven-plus


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eleven-plus

(esp formerly) an examination, taken by children aged 11 or 12, that determines the type of secondary education a child will be given
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A MASSIVE shake-up of eleven-plus exams in Wirral will allow parents to know the results of their child's test before they apply for secondary schools.
THERE was a time when a cricket team was an eleven but now it's a case of eleven-plus.
Gail, who went to Burnside High School in Wallsend, did not pass her Eleven-Plus.
Yes, what happened to those who didn't pass the eleven-plus was wrong but to have addressed that and left the ladder in place would surely have made more sense.
So, going back to pushy parents, with the eleven-plus just around the corner for my eldest, I have just realised after five years of primary school, that the parents I rub shoulders with in the playground have been 'grooming' their children to succeed in every aspect of school life whether it be academic or social.
Conversion from the grammar school to the comprehensive school system disadvantaged Welsh pupils more, because a greater proportion of our primary school children, compared with their English peers, passed the eleven-plus, qualifying them for grammar school places.
Eleven-plus boys: Cam Horrabin, Akshat Sinha, Logan McDonald; girls: Megan Taylor, Bethan Jordan, Emily Reed.
His Nan gave a mock laugh and said, 'Your mam never even passed her eleven-plus.
During the last two years, taught first by Mr Middlemiss and then a lady whose name eludes me, the focus was on the Eleven-plus exam.
We are very pleased with the outcome of the appeal providing market exclusivity for NUEDEXTA for another eleven-plus years.
My cousin David, the son of farming relatives, having failed the eleven-plus examination, was a monitor and since he was easy-going and kindly, especially looked out for me so that I was sometimes privileged to receive an extra bottle of free milk, the distribution of which was one of the monitors' perks.