A formal decision on what to do with the secondary transfer tests will be made within the next two weeks, according to an officer at Buckinghamshire Council.

Simon James, director of education at the authority, responded to questions about the exams at a meeting of children’s services bosses last week.

He said: “We’ve been in close communication with the group of academy schools and headteachers and within the next two weeks they will have come to a position in terms of the 11 plus examination.

Related Articles