11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester 2017

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester 2017

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

Here is a list of the current exam styles for the various different Grammar Schools;

Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford ManchesterCEM (university of Durham)

Sale Grammar
Altrincham Girls Grammar
Stretford
Urmston

GL Assessment

Altrincham Boys grammar

Part GL Assessment
Loreto
St Ambrose

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

Grammar Entrance Exam Information

There used to be a single area-wide 11+ test in the Trafford area but today each school has its own specific entrance exam. If your child would like to apply for a place at more than one of the grammar schools in the Trafford area, it is best that they take a different test for each school. Generally there are four exam types covered by the Trafford grammar schools schools, individual schools do assess different combinations. The different four areas are as follows;

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non verbal Reasoning
  • Maths
  • English

There are seven grammar schools here in Trafford

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

These four Trafford Grammar Schools listed below are to be known as the Trafford Grammar Schools CEM Consortium or also known as TGSCC. Your child will only sit one exam for these schools but please consult the individual schools websites for further specific information including the admissions policy for each school.

 

Altrincham Grammar School For Girls

Address – Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 3NL

Website address – www.aggs.trafford.sch.uk

Single sex school – girls only

Sale Grammar School

Address – Marsland Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 3NH

Website address – www.salegrammar.co.uk

Mixed sex school – girls and boys

Stretford Grammar School

Address – Granby Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 8JB

Website address – www.stretfordgrammar.com

Mixed sex school – girls and boys

Urmston Grammar School

Address – Newton Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 5UG

Website address – www.urmstongrammar.com

Mixed sex school – girls and boys

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Sale Grammar School, Stretford Grammar School and Urmston Grammar will be using the same entrance examination and this will be held at the same time at each individual school. Your child will sit one test and you are able to request that the raw score is shared between all four schools for admittance in their standardisation, so you have a comparison to work with. Make sure that you have looked the registration sheet properly and that you have marked the appropriate option so you can request that the scores that are shared. You are not able to look back at this when the standardisation has finalised.

School & Skills Tested

Altrincham Boys – Verbal Reasoning (VR) Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR) Maths – GL Assessment

Altrincham Girls – Verbal reasoning (VR) Comprehension – Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR), Maths

Loreto Grammar – VR, English, Maths, Creative Writing

Sale Grammar – Verbal reasoning (VR) Comprehension – Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR), Maths

St Ambrose – VR, arithmetic, English

Stretford Grammar – Verbal reasoning (VR) Comprehension – Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR), Maths

Urmston Grammar – Verbal reasoning (VR) Comprehension – Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR), Maths

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

How should you arrange for your child to take the test?

Should you wish for your child to take an entrance exam for any of the seven different Trafford Grammar Schools, you should make an application to your relevant school. Each individual school has their own various different registration deadlines so the entrance examinations do vary. It is critical you check the admissions section which can be found on each of the schools websites, links to the different schools websites can be found on this page below. We have complied this ourselves so you can make sure you are up to date with the relevant dates and requirements. Additionally to registering your child for their grammar school entrance exam, you also need to fill out the Common Application Form also known as CAF for your local authority, it is with this you will state your preferred secondary school.

11 Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Information Trafford Manchester

The Following indicates an admission timetable for each school

Admission to Altrincham Girls grammar school 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information

Open Day – Thursday 29th June 2017 

Test Date – Monday 18th September 2017

Application Closing Date – 27th June 2017 by 12 noon. Registrations from 2nd May 2017

Places Yr 7 – 2018 – TBA

Test Type – Verbal ability (tests vocabulary, comprehension, verbal reasoning)
Numerical reasoning (tests the ability to solve mathematical problems)
Non-verbal reasoning (tests the ability to see how objects relate to each other)
Two test papers, approximately 1 hr each, each one containing a mixture of multiple choice questions, divided into smaller timed sections. The questions in each paper will be a mixture of the above subjects. Some of the maths questions may be standard

Familiarisation Booklet

The entrance exam will consist of 2 x 45 minute papers assessing the areas
above.

Examiners – University of Durham (CEM)

Test Scores – A standardised score of 334 will qualify. If more than the 174 places are exceeded other
criteria will apply.

Test results – mid October 2017

School Information – Tel – 0161 912 5912 – Website –  www.aggs.trafford.sch.uk

Our Mock Exams Dates Relevant for AGGS – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of Altrincham Grammar School for Boys September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information

Open Evening – Thursday 29th June 2017 5.00pm-7.30pm
Information Evenings – 21st & 28th March 2017

Test Date – Saturday 16th September 2017

Closing date for applications – Thursday 20th July 2017

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – 173 places in Year 7

Test Papers – Verbal Reasoning – NVR – Maths – Creative Writing. Each paper will be a multiple choice and the answers will be put onto a separate sheet.

Examiners – GL Assessment for Verbal, Non-Verbal and Maths.

Creative writing is a 15 minutes essay at the end of the exam.  This part of the exam will only be marked and taken into account if your son does not attain the relevant pass mark,

Test Scores – A standardised score of 334 will qualify.

The qualifying score is 334.
The candidates who score below but within 13 marks of the qualifying score will have their tests reviewed. Applicants who submitted a Special Circumstance form will also have their results reviewed.
The review panel will consist of the Headmaster, the entrance exam coordinator, and an Independent Teacher
The review panel will take into account the following:
1) The test scores
2) The standard of the English paper will be looked at and banded into 3 categories – recommended, borderline or not recommended.
3) Review Report from the child’s Headteacher
4) Special circumstances
Those applicants whom the review panel qualify for admission will have their score amended to 334.

Test results – October 2017 (TBC)

School Information – Tel – 0161 928 0858 Website – www.agsb.co.uk

Our Mock Exams Dates Relevant for AGSB  – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of Loreto Grammar School September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information 

Open Day – Saturday 1st July 2017

Test Date – Saturday 23rd September 2017

Application Closing Date – TBC

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – 150 Places, Girls, Catholic

Test Papers – Verbal Reasoning – English – Maths (SATS style) – Creative Writing

Examiners – GL Assessment for Verbal Reasoning – English – Maths and Creative Writing set by the school

Test results – Posted – 13th October 2017

School Information – Tel – 0161 928 3703 Application packs are given out at Open Day Admissions Policy Website – www.loretogrammar.co.uk

Our Mock Exams Dates Relevant for Loreto – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of Sale Grammar School September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information 

Open Evening – TBA

Test Date – TBA

Application Closing Date – TBA

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – TBA

Test Papers – TBA

The entrance exam will consist of 2 x 45 minute papers assessing the areas
above.

Examiners – TBA

Test Scores – TBA

Test Results – TBA

School Information – Tel – 0161 973 3217 http://www.salegrammar.co.uk

Our Mock Exams Dates Relevant for SGS – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of St. Ambrose College September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information 

Open Evening – Saturday 1st July 2017

Test Date – Saturday 23rd September 2017

Application Closing Date – 31st October 2016 for Common Application Form
School’s form (available on School’s website) must be received by 31st August 2017
Registration opens April 2017

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – 140 Places, Boys, Catholic

Test Papers – Verbal Reasoning : 45 Minute – Maths : 30 Minute – English : 30 Minute

Examiners – GL Assessment for Verbal Reasoning. English, Maths.

Test results – 16th October 2017

School Information – Tel – 0161 980 2711 Application Link TBA – Admissions Information -Website – www.st-ambrosecollege.org.uk

Our Mock Exam Dates Relevant for St Ambrose – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of Stretford Grammar School September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information

Open Evening – 5th July 2016

Test Date – 12th September 2016

Application Closing Date – 27th June 2016

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – 128 Places, Mixed

Test Papers – Non-Verbal Reasoning – Maths – English Comprehension – Verbal Reasoning

The entrance exam will consist of 2 x 45 minute papers assessing the areas
above.

Examiners – University of Durham (CEM)

Test Scores – A standardised score of 353 will qualify.

Test results – Posted Friday 14th October 2016

School Information – Tel – 0161 865 2293 – Application Link will be available from 1 May online or can be requested from the school.

Website – www.stretfordgrammar.com

Our Mock Exams Dates Relevant for Stretford – Click here for our mock exam dates

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Admissions details of Urmston Grammar School September 2018 – Grammar Entrance Exam Information

Open Evening – Thursday 30th June 2016

Test Date – 12th September 2016

Application Closing Date – Monday 27th June 2016

Places Yr 7 – 2017 – 150 Places, Mixed

Test Papers – Non-Verbal Reasoning – Maths – English Comprehension – Verbal Reasoning

Examiners – University of Durham (CEM)

Test Scores – A standardised score of 355 will qualify.

Test results – Posted Friday 14th October 2016

School Information – Tel – 0161 748 2875 – Website – www.urmstongrammar.org.uk

Mock Exams Dates Relevant for Urmston – Click here for our mock exam dates

Applications to Altrincham Grammar Girls School, Sale Grammar School, Stretford Grammar School and Urmston Grammar

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