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  • (formerly in england) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

Examples of "11-plus" in Sentences

  • At four out of the 12 secondary schools in the town, admission depends on passing the 11-plus.
  • Much of the 11-plus minute recording is spent describing the tragic aftermath of flooding in Pakistan.
  • But if their child is not successful in the 11-plus test they will be allocated a place at one of their lesser preferences.
  • None the less, his older brother made it to the local grammar school and my father, having passed the 11-plus, deserved to go too.
  • After 11-plus years in this league, with what you've accomplished, is it insulting to you that you have to answer questions like this?
  • The exam, called the 11-plus transfer test, had been used for almost 60 years to decide who qualified for a place at grammar school and who did not.
  • This may have been influenced by the fact that I was one of the kids from working-class homes in the 60s who passed the 11-plus and went to grammar school.
  • More than 100 schools have passed muster, with the institute's website currently describing Bromley grammar school in Kent a county that still has the 11-plus as "school of the week".
  • For a number of reasons, I don't think the 11-plus should have a part to play in our future education system ... but the way that Ruane has gone about this has been a complete and utter disaster.
  • Southend's head of learning infrastructure, Sue Hadley, said: "Out of the 12 secondary schools, there are two boys' grammar schools and two girls' grammar schools, where admission is dependent on children passing the 11-plus exam, and which are normally oversubscribed."

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