School Selection Tests

  morddwyd 09:11 14 Sep 10
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If you get free school meals you can choose a better school.

click here

So much fairer than the 11+!

(Yes, I know it's the Daily Mail in the link, but the story is widely reported, and the school meals criterion seems to appear in most of them)

  Strawballs 09:51 14 Sep 10

It won't matter because after the cuts there will be very few that will get the free meals!

  morddwyd 09:59 14 Sep 10

It's actually probably a ploy to reduce the unemployment figures.

Thousand of people will pack in their jobs so that they go on benefit and qualify for free school meals.

Their jobs will then be available for the long term unemployed.

They themselves will not appear in the unemployment figures as they will be "voluntarily unemployed"!

  jakimo 10:23 14 Sep 10

"Thousand of people will pack in their jobs so that they go on benefit and qualify for free school meals."

Your losing the plot!,its probably the age thing

  morddwyd 10:50 15 Sep 10

"What has this to do with the 11+?"

I didn't think the connection was that tenuous.

However, the 11+ is, or was, used to select youngsters for better schools.

The proposal suggests using eligibility free school meals for the same purpose.

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