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Coronavirus: Lagan College scraps transfer test for 2021

May 31, 2020 - BBC

Lagan College in Belfast will not use transfer tests to select any pupils for 2021.

The school would normally use academic selection to admit 35% of new pupils into year 8.

It said it had made the decision "in response to the exceptional circumstances that the P6 children are experiencing and on wellbeing grounds".

On Friday, five Catholic grammars in Newry and Kilkeel also said they would not use academic selection in 2020-21 .

Set up in 1981 with 28 pupils, Lagan Co...