Grammar schools

  1. Grammar school tests pushed back after lockdown

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    Medway Council has announced plans to delay the Medway Test for primary school pupils hoping to gain a place at a grammar school.

    The test has been pushed back to October so that children have enough time to settle back into school after the coronavirus lockdown closed schools for most pupils.

    The Medway Test will now be held on 13 and 14 October for Medway pupils whose schools have opted for two-day testing and on 10 October for pupils whose schools have chosen one-day testing.

    Registraion is open for the Medway Test until 29 June, and families will find out if pupils have been allocated a place at a grammar school on 1 March next year.

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