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Item 4: Order Paper 15 08/09 – 10 November 2008 

Private Members’ Business - Motions
Motion - Post-Primary Transfer

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to end the uncertainty facing parents and teachers of children in Primary 6 by continuing with the existing post-primary transfer test until a replacement is designed and piloted by CCEA.

[Mr B McCrea]
[Mr K Robinson]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment(s) for debate:

Amendment 1: Leave out all after ‘Primary 6’ and insert:

‘by clarifying details of the proposed temporary post-primary transfer test, until new transfer arrangements are agreed by this Assembly.’

[Mr T Lunn]

Amendment 2: Leave out all after ‘Primary 6’ and insert:

‘by presenting to the Executive the papers needed to advance change and avoid the dangers of deregulation; and calls on all parties to show due consideration, responsibility and urgency in the delivery of a sustainable outcome for the schools system which can be defined by both equality and excellence.’

[Mr D Bradley]
[Mrs M Bradley]