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Grammar Schools: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Education

UIN 67498, tabled on 1 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to delay the Secondary Transfer Test for Grammar school admissions in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

6 July 2020

Arrangements for selecting pupils by ability are for selective schools admission authorities to decide. We are aware admission authorities are considering what changes they will need to make to their arrangements in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Department has discussed this issue with the sector and guidance will be published in due course.

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