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11plus Exam In Northern Ireland

The 11 Plus was officially discontinued in Northern Ireland, but has re-emerged as a different selective process. ​

The original Transfer Test was abolished in 2008. The annual tests are not run by the Department of Education but most primary schools in Northern Ireland have decided to continue with unofficial academic selection. It's been in/out since and primary schools were not allowed to prepare children for those. They were prohibited from supplying support materials, coaching, test familiarisation but in September 2016 the Education Minister had decided to overturn that decision and gave primary schools the freedom to support pupils for preparation for the 11 plus.

There does not appear to be any formal process in hand at the moment regards testing so schools are doing their own thing. 

11PlusSwot has a study pack designed for Northern Ireland that covers the GL subjects most seem to be using.