King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information
Address: King Edward VI School Camp Hill for Girls, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7QJ
County: West Midlands
School Website: www.kechg.org.uk
School Type: Girls’ Grammar
Number of Pupils: 863
Number of Places in Year 7: 150
Number of Applicants per Place: 5+ applicants for every place
Open Day Date: Virtual
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: CEM (Cambridge Assessment)
About King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
King Edward VI (KEVI) Camp Hill School for Girls was founded in 1883 and currently teaches girls aged 11 to 18. Located in the Birmingham suburb of Kings Heath, the school shares its campus with King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys.
Over 800 girls are provided with a high-quality education at Camp Hill School for Girls and its students regularly produce outstanding exam results, compared with other schools in the UK.
The school specialises in Computing, Languages and Mathematics and offers pupils first-class facilities, including specialist classrooms, a large sports hall and extensive grounds for extracurricular activities.
Grammar Schools of Birmingham Consortium 11 Plus Arrangements
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls 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
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls 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.
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)
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