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Grammar School Places

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether, in the light of the disquiet amongst parents in North Down about the lack of grammar school places for pupils graded P. minus, he will take action before September in order to increase the number of such places.

The intake of day pupils to all secondary schools in Northern Ireland, including those in North Down, is determined by the Department of Education for Northern Ireland and the education and library boards in consultation with individual schools.These intakes will only be altered as a result of the consideration of appeals made by parents under the transfer procedure.