Consequently, the only exams I ever took at junior school were the three eleven-plus
We use eleven-plus
test and appeals data obtained from a large local authority to explore how the process of admission to grammar schools produces such a strong social gradient in entry rates.
His father never forgave him for failing the Eleven-Plus
and for supporting "the other team" - but then Jimmy's eccentric Uncle Rod died and Jimmy claimed his Bible.
As he begins to emerge from his shell, playing with Vinny's daughter in their chaotic garden, Vinny and Denzil's mother discover a shared past, and tentatively pick up their friendship after a split during their own time working towards the eleven-plus
There are thousands of people who did not pass the eleven-plus
selection exam in the days when it still existed, who massively underachieved in secondary modern schools and for whom the stigma of personal failure (at 11 years old for heavens' sake
His manager Sam Allardyce may have failed his eleven-plus
, but when it comes to the beautiful game, his knowledge is unquestionable.
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.
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.
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.
years later, the talk never gets old for him, he said.
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.