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Lagan College rules out academic selection for 2022

Lagan College, Belfast

Lagan College rules out academic selection for 2022

Lagan College, Belfast will not use will not use any form of academic selection as part of the P7 transfer process in 2022 the BBC has reported.

Lagan College is the second school in NI to abandon academic selection for 2022 admissions. In previous years the school had used academic selection to admit 35% of Year 8 pupils.

In a statement published on its website, Lagan College said: "In response to the learning disruption that the P6 children have experienced, we will not use any form of academic selection as part of the P7 transfer process in 2022.
The school said it was doing so "due to the continued impact of Covid-19 on all children this year".

Lagan College will also not act as a GL assessment centre.

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