Northern Ireland

Pupils await transfer test results

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Image caption Thousands of P7 pupils have sat the unofficial tests since the 11-plus was abolished

Pupils across Northern Ireland are this morning receiving their transfer test results for entry into grammar school .

Thousands of Primary Seven pupils have sat the unofficial after the 11-plus was abolished.

The AQE test is used mainly by non-denominational grammar schools. The GL assessments are used mostly by Catholic-maintained grammar schools.

Last year it emerged that talks are to be held with the two bodies to establish a single exam.

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