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King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information

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Key Information

Address: King Edward VI School Camp Hill for Boys, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7QJ

County: West Midlands

School Website: www.camphillboys.bham.sch.uk

School Type: Boys’ Grammar

Number of Pupils: 717

Number of Places in Year 7: 120

Number of Applicants per Place: 5+ applicants for every place

Open Day Date: Virtual

Exam Date: September

Exam Board Type: CEM (Cambridge Assessment)

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys: About
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About King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys

Founded in 1883, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys is a selective boys’ grammar school in Birmingham. Camp Hill Boys specialises in Applied Learning, Mathematics and Science and is consistently rated as one of the most academically-successful schools in the UK.

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Grammar Schools of Birmingham Consortium 11 Plus Arrangements

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys is part of ‘The Grammar Schools of Birmingham Consortium’ and follows a set admission criterion which is based on pupils’ academic performance in the entrance exam and only boys who attain the required standard will be considered for entry. To be eligible for a place at a grammar school in Birmingham, applicants must sit the optional entrance test and achieve the qualifying score or above. By completing the online application form with Birmingham Grammar Schools, your child will be eligible to sit the optional entrance test for the following schools:


  • 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

  • Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

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King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys 11 Plus Exam

The test is provided by CEM and is made up of two papers, each approximately 50 minutes long. Both tests will be taken on the same day with a short comfort break between the two papers. Each test paper is divided into smaller individual sections that test verbal ability (reading & comprehension and literacy skills), non-verbal ability and mathematics. There are no sections of writing within the test - all questions are multiple choice (with the exception of one maths section which does not offer candidates a choice of answers. Answers are recorded on a separate answer sheet. The scores for each section are standardised to take into account differences in age, meaning younger children are not disadvantaged compared to children in the same cohort who could be almost a year older.

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 How to Prepare for King Edward VI Camp Hill School’s Eleven Plus Exam

 Your child will need to develop the following skills:

  • Verbal Reasoning (Word Choice and Comprehension)

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Numerical Reasoning

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