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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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"For those of us who showed a thirst for knowledge, having failed the eleven-plus, Falmai provided a heaven-sent chance."
schools where students go who do not pass the eleven-plus exam) achieve lower grades, though perhaps just one tenth of a grade less per subject (Atkinson et al., 2006; Coe et al., 2008; Levacic and Marsh, 2007).
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.
But it's worth recalling that 40 years ago pupils' secondary education could be decided by one life-changing exam, the eleven-plus, which left many young dreams in ruins.
Eleven-plus years later, the talk never gets old for him, he said.
Chief amongst the challenges that confronted English studies was the Butler Education Provision of 1944, which mandated a three-tiered school system (Grammar Schools, Technical Schools, and Secondary Modern Schools), as well as the "Eleven-Plus" exams for the evaluation and selection of students.
of London) had a distinguished academic career despite his lack of success with the dreaded "Eleven-Plus," a comprehensive exam once extant in the UK that determined whether students would be sent into vocation or academic pursuits.
ANOTHER stocking filler that has filled many a moment between Bruce Forsyth, cheese footballs and cheeky Vimtos this Christmas has been a small blue book called The Eleven-Plus Book: Genuine Exam Questions From Yesteryear.
THERE was a time when a cricket team was an eleven but now it's a case of eleven-plus. There are substitute fielders, specialist coaches for each discipline of the game, doctors, physios, masseurs, analysts and the ubiquitous sports psychologists.
Returning home and taking the eleven-plus exam, Pat was accepted into Newcastle Central High School, where she completed her academic education, spending an year as an evacuee in Keswick along the way.
And when she ruled out abolishing the Eleven-plus everywhere there were shouts of "Shame!"
The machine is the culmination of Unique's eleven-plus years of CNC machine experience and arches twice as fast as its earlier models.