Question Results

Written questions on the subject Post Primary Transfer


 
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AQW 2400/16-21 Mrs Sandra Overend
(UUP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline his plans to establish a single post primary transfer test.

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05/09/2016 Answered on 20/09/2016
AQW 8875/09 Mr George Robinson MBE
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education if, and when, she intends to bring forward plans for post primary transfer that will command cross party support.

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01/07/2009 Answered on 21/07/2009
AQW 8609/09 Mr Jim Shannon
(DUP - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Education what assistance she will offer to Year 7 pupils in the 2009/10 academic year, to help them cope with the uncertainties caused by Post Primary Transfer

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23/06/2009 Answered on 01/07/2009
AQW 6662/09 Mr Basil McCrea
(UUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Education what role InCAS (Interactive Computerised Assessment System) will play in assisting parents and schools in post primary transfer.

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25/03/2009 Answered on 02/04/2009
AQW 6661/09 Mr Basil McCrea
(UUP - Lagan Valley)
To ask the Minister of Education how much has been spent on each of the available options for Transfer (i) 2010; and (ii) 2011.

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25/03/2009 Answered on 02/04/2009
AQW 6194/09 Mr Tom Elliott
(UUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education if the Free School Meals (FSME) criterion is the over-riding admissions criterion for transfer of children from primary to post-primary schools.

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10/03/2009 Answered on 18/03/2009
AQW 6192/09 Mr Tom Elliott
(UUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education if grammar schools will continue to have the same status following the introduction of the proposed transfer arrangements in 2010.

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10/03/2009 Answered on 18/03/2009
AQW 6138/09 Mr Stephen Moutray
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education how many complaints she has received from parents about post primary transfer arrangements in the last year (i) in total; (ii) broken down by constituency; and (iii) broken down by council area

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09/03/2009 Answered on 18/03/2009
AQW 6055/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education to list the schools which have indicated that they will conduct their own entrance examinations in 2010.

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05/03/2009 Answered on 16/03/2009
AQW 6045/09 Mr George Savage
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education what are her Department's plans to provide a transfer system to post-primary schools for children who have statements.

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05/03/2009 Answered on 16/03/2009
AQW 5859/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5561/09, given her public position that any school which proceeds with plans to utilise academic criteria, and ignores her transfer guidance, helps to 'perpetuate the inequalities associated with the outgoing arrangements and risks creating dysfunction within the overall admissions process', what powers are available to her to prevent schools from introducing academic selection. [Priority Written]

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02/03/2009 Answered on 06/03/2009
AQW 5839/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5562/09, if any part of her guidance can be used to prevent a school from using academic criteria for post-primary transfer from 2010. [Priority Written]

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02/03/2009 Answered on 06/03/2009
AQW 5829/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5562/09, in relation to her guidelines of 24 February, if a school is legally permitted to proceed with plans to utilise academic criteria for post-primary transfer from 2010 onwards. [Priority Written]

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02/03/2009 Answered on 06/03/2009
AQW 5828/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5235/09, if the factual description of the legal context in which post-primary admissions will operate for Transfer 2010 includes a ban on the use of academic criteria.

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02/03/2009 Answered on 06/03/2009
AQW 5827/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5234/09, in which part of her answers to AQW 2259/09 and AQW 2260/09 did she indicate whether her new guidance for schools obliges schools operating the Dickson Plan to refrain from using academic criteria for transfer.

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02/03/2009 Answered on 06/03/2009
AQW 5710/09 Mr Jim Shannon
(DUP - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Education how many complaints she has received from parents, through Board of Governors, in relation to post-primary transfer arrangements, in the Strangford constituency, in the last twelve months.

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25/02/2009 Answered on 03/03/2009
AQW 5709/09 Mr Jim Shannon
(DUP - Strangford)
To ask the Minister of Education how many complaints she has received from parents, through Board of Governors, in relation to post-primary transfer arrangements, in the Ards Borough Council, in the last twelve months.

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25/02/2009 Answered on 03/03/2009
AQW 5636/09 Mr Stephen Moutray
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to the answers to AQW 5227/09 and AQW 4694/09, if she will exercise her Ministerial discretion and release the full legal advice she received from the Departmental Solicitors Office about post-primary transfer arrangements. [Priority Written]

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24/02/2009 Answered on 26/02/2009
AQW 5562/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5239/09, to confirm that she may ask schools to adhere to her guidelines, but has no enforcement powers.

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23/02/2009 Answered on 27/02/2009
AQW 5561/09 Mr David Simpson
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to her answer to AQW 5242/09, to outline the impact on her programme of reform if schools choose not to adhere to her guidelines relating to post primary transfer; and choose to use academic selection. [Priority Written]

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23/02/2009 Answered on 26/02/2009
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