11 plus key dates for 2023 entry

Grammar school open days and admissions key dates in 2022-23

We’ve compiled the key dates for 11 plus entry in 2023 to grammar schools in England. Take a look at our full directory of 11 plus grammar school consortiums for more information.

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Berkshire (including Slough)

There are two grammar schools in Reading – Reading School and Kendrick School.

Herschel Grammar School, Langley Grammar School, St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School all belong to the Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools and follow the same admissions process.

Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools

11 plus admissions process in Berkshire

  • 1st May 2022: Exam registration opens for Reading School and Kendrick School

  • 2nd May 2022: Exam registration opens online for the Slough Consortium Grammar Schools

  • 12th June 2022: Exam registration closes for the Slough Consortium Grammar Schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for Reading School

  • 1st July 2022: Exam registration closes for Kendrick School

  • 1st September 2022: Slough Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents (Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools)

  • 9th September 2022: 11 plus exam takes place at Reading School

  • 12th September 2022: Reading Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents (Reading School and Kendrick School)

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam takes place at Kendrick School and the Slough Consortium Grammar Schools

  • Mid-October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Birmingham

The grammar schools in Birmingham all belong to the Birmingham Consortium.

The schools in the Consortium are Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School for Boys, King Edward VI Aston School, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, King Edward VI Five Ways School, King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys, King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls and Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls.

Birmingham Consortium

11 plus admissions process in Birmingham

  • 9th May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st September 2022: Birmingham City Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam takes place at all schools

  • 21st October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Birmingham

  • 15th September 2022: King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys


Buckinghamshire

The grammar schools in the county of Buckinghamshire are Aylesbury Grammar School, Aylesbury High School, Beaconsfield High School, Burnham Grammar School, Chesham Grammar School, Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, Dr Challoner’s High School, John Hampden Grammar School, Royal Grammar School, Royal Latin School, Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School, Sir William Borlases’s Grammar School and Wycombe High School.

Buckinghamshire grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Buckinghamshire

  • 6th May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 24th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • Early September (date TBC): Buckinghamshire Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 13th September 2022: Practice test

  • 15th September 2022: 11 plus exam (known as the Secondary Transfer Test) takes place at all schools

  • 14th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Devon

There are seven grammar schools in Devon. Each belongs to a different Local Authority and has a different admissions process.

Devon grammar schools

  • Colyton Grammar School belongs to Devon County Council.

  • Devonport High School for Boys, Devonport High School for Girls and Plymouth High School for Girls all belong to Plymouth City Council.

  • Churston Ferrers Grammar School, Torquay Boys’ Grammar School and Torquay Girls’ Grammar School belong to Torbay Council.

11 plus admissions process in Devon

  • Mid-March 2022: Exam registration opens for Torbay Council Grammar Schools

  • 1st April 2022: Exam registration opens for Colyton Grammar School

  • 25th April 2022: Exam registration opens for the Plymouth City Council Grammar Schools

  • 31st August 2022: Exam registration closes for the Plymouth City Council Grammar Schools

  • 1st September 2022: Devon County Council and Torbay Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 5th September 2022: Plymouth City Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 8th September 2022: Exam registration closes for Colyton Grammar School and Torbay Council Grammar Schools

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam at all schools

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus exam (paper 2) for Plymouth City Council and Torbay Council Grammar Schools

  • 14th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Colyton Grammar School and Plymouth City Council Grammar Schools

  • 17th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Torbay Council Grammar Schools

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Devon


Essex (CSSE)

The grammar schools in Essex all belong to the Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE). These schools are King Edward VI Grammar School, Colchester County High School for Girls, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Southend High School for Girls, Southend High School for Boys, Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff High School for Boys, St Bernard’s High School (for Girls), St Thomas More High School and Shoeburyness High School.

Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex

11 plus admissions process in Essex

  • 17th May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • June 2022 (date TBC): Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st September 2022: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • Early-Mid September 2022 (date TBC): Essex County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam at all schools

  • 21st October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Gloucestershire

There are seven grammar schools in Gloucestershire and they all follow the same application process. These are Pate’s Grammar School, Ribston Hall High School for Girls, Sir Thomas Rich’s School, The Crypt School, Marling School, Stroud High School and Denmark Road High School.

Grammar schools in Gloucestershire

11 plus admissions process in Gloucestershire

  • 19th May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • Early September 2022 (date TBC): Gloucestershire County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exams at all schools

  • Mid October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Hertfordshire

The fully-selective grammar schools in Hertfordshire belong to the South West Herts (SWH) Schools Consortium. There are an additional seven grammar schools in Hertfordshire that are partially selective.

The SWH Consortium consists of Croxley Danes School, Parmiter’s School, Queens’ School, Rickmansworth School, St Clement Danes School, Watford Grammar School for Boys and Watford Grammar School for Girls.

South West Herts Schools Consortium

11 plus admissions process in South West Hertfordshire

  • 11th April 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 17th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st July 2022: Release of test venue information

  • 1st September 2022: Hertfordshire County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 3rd September 2022: 11 plus exam at all schools

  • 5th September 2022: Musical Aptitude test at all schools

  • 13th September 2022: Sports Aptitude test at Queen’s School

  • 19th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Hertfordshire

  • 17th September 2022: Croxley Danes School

  • 24th September 2022: St Clement Danes School

  • 1st October 2022: Watford Grammar School for Boys

  • 13th October 2022: Watford Grammar School for Girls


Kent (not including Medway)

The county of Kent is home to the highest population of grammar schools in the UK. All of the following grammar schools follow the same admissions process, with applicants taking the Kent Test for entry.

The grammar schools in Kent (not including Medway) are Barton Court Grammar School, Borden Grammar School, Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School, Cranbrook School, Dane Court Grammar School, Dartford Grammar School, Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Dover Grammar School for Boys, Dover Grammar School for Girls, Gravesend Grammar School, Highsted Grammar School, Highworth Grammar School, Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Mayfield Grammar School, Oakwood Park Grammar School, Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School, Sir Roger Manwood’s School, The Folkestone School for Girls, The Harvey Grammar School, The Judd School, The Langton Grammar School for Boys, The Norton Knatchbull School, The Skinner’s School, Tonbridge School, Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School, Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Weald of Kent Grammar School, Wilmington Grammar School for Boys and Wilmington Grammar School for Girls.

Kent Test

11 plus admissions process in Kent

  • 1st June 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 1st July 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st September 2022: Kent County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 8th September 2022: 11 plus exam for pupils in Kent primary schools

  • 10th September 2022: 11 plus exam for pupils in primary schools outside of Kent

  • 18th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Kent


Kent (Medway)

Medway Council covers six grammar schools. While they are all technically within the county of Kent, these grammar schools use the Medway 11 plus for admission.

These schools are Chatham Grammar School, Fort Pitt Grammar School, Holcombe Grammar School, Rainham Mark Grammar School, Rochester Grammar School and Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School.

Medway 11 plus

11 plus admissions process in Medway

  • 1st June 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 5th September 2022: Medway Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 13th September 2022: 11 plus exam (if sat at primary school) – one of two dates

  • 14th September 2022: 11 plus exam (if sat at primary school) – one of two dates

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam (if sat at testing centre) – one of two dates

  • 18th September 2022: 11 plus exam (if sat at testing centre) – one of two dates

  • 4th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Lancashire

There are four grammar schools in the county of Lancashire. These are Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School, Lancaster Royal Grammar School, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School and Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School.

Lancashire grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Lancashire

  • 20th April 2022: Exam registration opens for Lancaster Royal Grammar School

  • 18th May 2022: Exam registration opens for Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School

  • 6th June 2022: Exam registration opens for Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

  • 21st June 2022: Exam registration closes for Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School

  • 1st September 2022: Lancashire County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 5th September 2022: Exam registration closes for Lancaster Royal Grammar School

  • 9th September 2022: Exam registration closes for Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School

  • 16th September 2022: Exam registration closes for Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School, Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

  • 5th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Lancaster Royal Grammar School

  • 6th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School

  • 14th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Lincolnshire

There are 14 grammar schools in Lincolnshire and they all belong to the Lincolnshire Consortium of Grammar Schools, meaning that they follow the same admissions process. These schools are Boston Grammar School, Boston High School for Girls, Bourne Grammar School, Carre’s Grammar School, Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School, Kesteven and Sleaford High School, King Edward VI Grammar School (Louth), King Edward VI Academy (Spilsby), Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (Alford), Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (Horncastle), Queen Elizabeth’s High School (Gainsborough), Skegness Grammar School, Spalding Grammar School, Spalding High School and The King’s School Grantham.

Lincolnshire Consortium of Grammar Schools

11 plus admissions process in Lincolnshire

  • March 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • Early-Mid September 2022 (date TBC): Lincolnshire County Council opens the application process for local residents

  • 16th September 2022: 11 plus verbal reasoning test at primary schools

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus verbal reasoning test at test centres

  • 23rd September 2022: 11 plus non-verbal reasoning test at primary schools

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus non-verbal reasoning test at test centres

  • 15th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Lincolnshire


Liverpool (Wirral)

[There are six grammar schools on the Wirral – Calday Grange Grammar School, St Anselm’s College, Upton Hall School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Wirral Grammar School for Girls – and one in Liverpool: The Liverpool Blue Coat School.

Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Wirral Grammar School for Girls follow the same admissions procedure set by Wirral Local Authority.

Wirral grammar schools

11 plus admissions process on the Wirral

  • April 2022: Exam registration opens for Upton Hall School and St Anselm’s College

  • 1st May 2022: Exam registration opens for Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Wirral Grammar School for Girls

  • 31st May 2022: Exam registration closes for Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Wirral Grammar School for Girls

  • 1st July 2022: Exam registration opens for The Liverpool Blue Coat School

  • 11th July 2022: Exam registration closes for Upton Hall School

  • 1st September 2022: Wirral Council and Liverpool City Council open the school application process for local residents

  • 2nd September 2022: Exam registration closes for The Liverpool Blue Coat School

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus entrance exam for Upton Hall School

  • Mid September 2022 (TBC): 11 plus entrance exam for Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys and Wirral Grammar School for Girls

  • 23rd September 2022: 11 plus entrance exam for St Anselm’s College

  • 24th September 2022 (TBC): 11 plus entrance exam for The Liverpool Blue Coat School

  • 14th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Upton Hall School

  • 21st October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral Grammar School for Boys, Wirral Grammar School for Girls and The Liverpool Blue Coat School (TBC)

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days on the Wirral

  • 15th September 2022: Upton Hall School


London

The grammar schools in London belong to one of seven boroughs: Barnet, Bexley, Bromley, Enfield, Kingston-upon-Thames, Redbridge and Sutton.

Complete guide to London grammar schools

Barnet

There are three grammar schools in the London Borough of Barnet: The Henrietta Barnett School (girls only), Queen Elizabeth’s School (boys only) and St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School (girls only).

Barnet grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Barnet

  • April 2022: Exam registration opens for St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School

  • 2nd May 2022: Exam registration opens for The Henrietta Barnett School and Queen Elizabeth’s School

  • 5th July 2022: Exam registration closes for St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School.

  • 15th July 2022: Exam registration closes for The Henrietta Barnett School and Queen Elizabeth’s School

  • 22nd August 2022: Applicants for The Henrietta Barnett School receive details of the Round One Entrance Test

  • 1st September 2022: Barnet London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents and Round One Entrance Tests are held at The Henrietta Barnett School (one of two dates)

  • 2nd September 2022: Round One Entrance Tests are held at The Henrietta Barnett School (one of two dates)

  • 16th September 2022: 11 plus exam at St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School.

  • 21st September 2022: 11 plus exam at Queen Elizabeth’s School (one of two dates).

  • 22nd September 2022: 11 plus exam at Queen Elizabeth’s School (one of two dates).

  • Early October 2022 (date TBC): Round Two Entrance Tests are held at The Henrietta Barnett School.

  • 3rd October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Queen Elizabeth’s School.

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Bexley

There are four grammar schools in the London Borough of Bexley: Beths Grammar School (boys only), Bexley Grammar School (co-educational), Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School (co-educational) and Townley Grammar School (girls).

Bexley grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Bexley

  • 3rd May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 1st July 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st September 2022: Bexley London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 12th September 2022: 11 plus exam week begins (candidates will be invited to a session one day of this week)

  • 7th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Bromley

There are two grammar schools in the London Borough of Bromley: Newstead Wood School (girls only) and St Olave’s Grammar School (boys only).

Bromley grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Bromley

  • 2nd May 2022: Exam registration opens for Newstead Wood School

  • 13th June 2022: Exam registration opens for St Olave’s Grammar School

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for Newstead Wood School

  • 4th July 2022: Exam registration closes for St Olave’s Grammar School

  • 23rd September 2022: 11 plus exam at Newstead Wood school (one of two dates) and Stage 1 entrance test at St Olave’s Grammar School

  • 1st September 2022: Bromley London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Newstead Wood School (one of two dates)

  • 17th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Newstead Wood School (during this week)

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 11th November 2022: Stage 2 entrance test (for those invited back) at St Olave’s Grammar School

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Enfield

There is only one grammar school in the London Borough of Enfield and this is The Latymer School.

The Latymer School 11 plus

11 plus admissions process in Enfield

  • 11th May 2022: Exam registration opens for The Latymer School

  • 11th July 2022: Exam registration closes for The Latymer School

  • 1st September 2022: Enfield London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 2nd September 2022: 11 plus exam at The Latymer School (one of three dates)

  • 3rd September 2022: 11 plus exam at The Latymer School (one of three dates)

  • 4th September 2022: 11 plus exam at The Latymer School (one of three dates)

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Kingston upon Thames

There are two grammar schools in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames. These are Tiffin School (boys only) and The Tiffin Girls’ School.

Kingston upon Thames grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Kingston upon Thames

  • 6th June 2022: Exam registration opens for Tiffin School

  • 7th June 2022: Exam registration opens for The Tiffin Girls’ School

  • 14th July 2022: Exam registration closes for Tiffin School

  • 21st July 2022: Exam registration closes for The Tiffin Girls’ School

  • 1st September 2022: Deadline for completion of each school’s Supplementary Information Form. Kingston London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 20th September 2022: Final date for receiving test arrangements at Tiffin School

  • 29th September 2022: Stage 1 11 plus test for Tiffin School and The Tiffin Girls’ School (one of two dates for The Tiffin Girls’ School)

  • 30th September 2022: Stage 1 11 plus test for The Tiffin Girls’ School (one of two dates)

  • 17th October 2022: Parents receive Stage 1 exam results for Tiffin School and The Tiffin Girls’ School

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 11th November 2022: Stage 2 11 plus test at Tiffin School (The Tiffin Girls’ School is yet to be confirmed)

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

  • 2nd March 2023: Parents receive Stage 2 exam results for Tiffin School and The Tiffin Girls’ School

Redbridge

There are two grammar schools in the London Borough of Redbridge: Ilford County High School (boys) and Woodford County High School (girls).

Redbridge grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Redbridge

  • 29th April 2022 (or thereabouts): Exam registration opens for both schools

  • 22nd June 2022 (or thereabouts): Exam registration closes for both schools

  • 1st September 2022: Redbridge London Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022 (or thereabouts): 11 plus test takes place at both schools

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Sutton

There are five grammar schools in Sutton: ​​Nonsuch High School (girls only), Sutton Grammar School (boys only), Wallington County Grammar School (boys only), Wallington High School (girls only) and Wilson’s School (boys only).

There is also one partially selective school – Greenshaw High School (co-educational).

Sutton grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Sutton

  • 1st May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 5th August 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 1st September 2022: Sutton Borough Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 13th September 2022: Stage 1 11 plus exam takes place at all schools

  • 1st October 2022: Stage 2 11 plus exam takes place at all schools

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day

Upcoming grammar school open days in Sutton

  • 21st September 2022: Sutton Grammar School


Manchester (Trafford)

There are seven grammar schools in the Manchester area. Five are members of the and use the same admissions process. These schools are Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Sale Grammar School (co-educational), Stretford Grammar School (co-educational) and Urmston Grammar School (co-educational).

Saint Ambrose College (boys only) and Loreto Grammar School (girls only) use other 11 plus tests and follow different admissions processes.

Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium

11 plus admissions process in Trafford

  • Mid April 2022: Exam registration opens for Saint Ambrose College

  • 9th May 2022: Exam registration opens for the Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium

  • 24th June 2022: Exam registration closes for the Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium

  • 25th June 2022: Exam registration opens for Loreto Grammar School

  • 15th July 2022: Exam registration closes for Saint Ambrose College

  • 31st July 2022: Exam registration closes for Loreto Grammar School

  • Early September 2022 (date TBC): Trafford Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 9th September 2022: Parents of candidates for schools in the Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium will have received details of entrance exam arrangements

  • 19th September 2022: 11 plus exam for Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium

  • 23rd September 2022: 11 plus exam at Saint Ambrose College and Loreto Grammar School

  • Mid October 2022: Parents will receive the 11 plus exam results for the Trafford Grammar School CEM Consortium

  • 21st October 2022: Parents will have received the 11 plus exam results for Saint Ambrose College and Loreto Grammar School by this date

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton (SWW)

The Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton Consortium (SWW) is made up of five local grammar schools. These are Haberdashers’ Adams Grammar School (boys only), Newport Girls’ High School, Queen Mary’s Grammar School (boys only), Queen Mary’s High School (girls only) and Wolverhampton Girls’ High School.

Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton Consortium

11 plus admissions process in Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton

  • 4th April 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 7th July 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • Mid-September 2022 (date TBC): Telford & Wrekin Council, Walsall Council and City of Wolverhampton Council open the school application process for local residents

  • 24th–27th September 2022: 11 plus exams at all schools (one date per school)

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Warwickshire

There are five grammar schools in Warwickshire. These are Alcester Grammar School, King Edward VI Grammar School, Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby High School and Stratford Girls’ Grammar School. There is also one partially selective school: Ashlawn School.

These schools follow the same 11 plus admissions process, and testing dates, as the schools in the Birmingham Consortium.

Warwickshire grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Warwickshire

  • 9th May 2022: Exam registration opens for all schools

  • 30th June 2022: Exam registration closes for all schools

  • 15th August 2022: Invitation packs for testing sessions will be sent to parents/carers of applicants

  • 5th September 2022: Warwickshire County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam day (one of two dates)

  • 18th September 2022: 11 plus exam day (one of two dates)

  • 21st October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for all schools

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Wiltshire

Wiltshire is home to two grammar schools: Bishop Wordsworth’s School (boys) and South Wilts Grammar School (girls). However, the two schools follow different admissions processes.

Wiltshire grammar schools

11 plus admissions process in Wiltshire

  • 25th April 2022: Exam registration opens for Bishop Wordsworth’s School

  • 1st June 2022: Exam registration opens for South Wilts Grammar School

  • 8th July 2022: Exam registration closes for Bishop Wordsworth’s School

  • 1st September 2022: Exam registration closes for South Wilts Grammar School and Wiltshire Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 17th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Bishop Wordsworth’s School

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus exam at South Wilts Grammar School

  • 7th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for South Wilts Grammar School

  • Mid October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Bishop Wordsworth’s School

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


Yorkshire

There are six grammar schools in Yorkshire across three separate Local Authorities:

  • West Yorkshire: Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale: The Crossley Heath School and North Halifax Grammar School

  • West Yorkshire: Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees: Heckmondwike Grammar School

  • North Yorkshire County Council: Ermysted’s Grammar School, Ripon Grammar School and Skipton Girls’ High School

Yorkshire grammar schools

11 plus admissions process

  • 1st April 2022: Exam registration opens for The Crossley Heath School and North Halifax Grammar School

  • 6th April 2022: Exam registration opens for Ripon Grammar School

  • 25th April 2022: Exam registration opens for Ermysted’s Grammar School

  • May 2022 (date TBC): Exam registration opens for Heckmondwicke Grammar School

  • 1st May 2022: Exam registration opens for Skipton Girls’ High School

  • 21st June 2022: Calderdale Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 26th June 2022: Exam registration closes for Ripon Grammar School

  • 27th June 2022: Exam registration closes for Heckmondwicke Grammar School

  • 1st July 2022: Exam registration closes for The Crossley Heath School and North Halifax Grammar School

  • 29th August 2022: Exam registration closes for Skipton Girls’ High School

  • 1st September 2022: Kirklees Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 5th September 2022: Exam registration closes for Ermysted’s Grammar School

  • Early-Mid September 2022 (date TBC): North Yorkshire County Council opens the school application process for local residents

  • 10th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Ripon Grammar School (one of two dates)

  • 11th September 2022: 11 plus exam at Ripon Grammar School (one of two dates)

  • 12th September 2022: Parents of applicants for The Crossley Heath School and North Halifax Grammar School will receive information about the entrance exam

  • 19th September 2022 (TBC): 11 plus exam at Heckmondwicke Grammar School

  • 24th September 2022: 11 plus exam at The Crossley Heath School, North Halifax Grammar School, Ermysted’s Grammar School and Skipton Girls’ High School

  • 10th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Skipton Girls’ High School

  • 14th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Ermysted’s Grammar School and Ripon Grammar School

  • 17th October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for Heckmondwicke Grammar School

  • 22nd October 2022: Parents receive 11 plus exam results for The Crossley Heath School and North Halifax School

  • 31st October 2022: National deadline for submission of Local Authority application form

  • 1st March 2023: National Offer Day


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