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Legal challenge over grammar school that stops pupils progressing in A'Level year.

Legal challenge over grammar school that stops pupils progressing in A'Level year.

A high-achieving grammar school is facing a legal challenge over whether pupils can be stopped from progressing into the final A-level year.

Parents of pupils from St Olave's, in the London borough of Bromley, say that removing pupils between Year 12 and 13 - the lower and upper sixth - is a form of exclusion.

Lawyers representing the parents claim that such an exclusion is unlawful and are seeking a judicial review.

The school has not commented so far.

Top grammar

St Olave's is one of England's top-performing grammar schools, with places decided on academic ability.

But parents are contesting whether pupils who have been admitted to the lower sixth should be able to be stopped from continuing into the upper sixth and taking their A-levels.

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