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  • In recent weeks the local secretary of the Teachers Union has called for a review of the 11 Plus system in Guernsey. Her concerns are that there was a worrying perception that children "fail" when they don't get into the grammar schools. This feeling of "failure" may hold some children back and restrict them from achieving all they could. Guernsey is quite unique in that 40% of children are educated in a grammar school so you can see how there is quite a noticeable divide.

    Here at 11 Plus Swot we are committed to ensuring your child gets the best possible chance at passing the 11 Plus. Although its easy to forget that not everyone is born to be super intelligent and that success or failure is in no way judged on exam results alone. Maybe the people of Guernsey need to be reminded of this....

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