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Friday, September 24, 2010

Eleven Plus Re-Sits

Why can’t the OFFICIAL ELEVEN PLUS AUTHORITIES allow some children to re-sit the eleven plus?

At the GCSE stage children can re-sit an examination to improve a grade. Surely it would be relatively easy to allow some children the opportunity of a re-sit? Of course in the eleven plus experience parents have the ability to appeal an eleven plus decision. But there is no opportunity for some children to be able to be given a second chance.

The questions could come from the same bank of questions.

Some candidates could improve their marks – and thus avert an educational tragedy.

In some cases the children may have to enter as private candidates but the authorities would no doubt institute a complex set of re-sit regulations.

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