Herschel Grammar School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information
Address: Herschel Grammar School, Northampton Avenue, Slough SL1 3BW
School Website: www.herschel.slough.sch.uk
School Type: Mixed Grammar
Number of Pupils: 879
Number of Places in Year 7: 150
Number of Applicants per Place: 7+ applicants for every place
Open Day Date: September
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: CEM (Cambridge Assessment)
About Herschel Grammar School
Herschel Grammar School is a selective, co-educational school for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The school has specialist status in technology, science, mathematics and computing. The school was deemed outstanding in all categories in their latest Ofsted report. It converted to an academy in February 2012.
Slough Consortium 11 Plus Arrangements
Herschel Grammar School is part of the Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools with Langley Grammar School, St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School. The four grammar schools in Slough operate as a consortium for the purposes of the 11+ entrance examination. The schools use a common 11+ entrance examination and administer it according to common procedures. A child sits just one 11+ examination, irrespective of how many of the Slough Consortium grammar schools parents are applying to.
Registering for Herschel Grammar 11 Plus Exam
If you are thinking of applying to one or more of the four grammar schools in Slough as a choice for your child, the first step is to register your child to take the Consortium 11+ entrance examination. You can access registration information at Slough Consortium.
Herschel Grammar School 11 Plus Exam
The examination consists of two separate papers, each of approximately 60-65 minutes duration, containing a variety of questions which will test verbal, numerical and non-verbal ability. Questions on both papers have a range of answer formats. Pupils indicate their answers on a separate answer sheet which is marked by computer and must be filled in exactly as directed in the instructions. The question booklet will not be marked and answers cannot be transcribed to the answer sheet after the examination. These exams are set by CEM.
How to Prepare for Herschel School’s Eleven Plus Exam
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