There are some children who may possibly have an advantage during the eleven plus examinations. These are the children who are encouraged to sit more than one examination.
Some parents may, at times, want to speak to the Head Teacher or another senior member of staff. A fair proportion of parents will want to present as good a case as possible.
Rule One: When speaking to the school authorities try to stay cool.
Rule Two: When talking to other parents try to avoid any sensational `news’. It could all backfire.
Rule Three: Think of a title – as a title can offer a succinct summary.
Rule Four: Say what you would like to happen.
Rule Five: Abide by the results of the discussion – unless you feel strongly. Do not give up!
Rule Six: Rules are only any good if they actually work.