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Burnham Grammar School
Here you can read about the school's admission process, exam formats, follow a link to school website and view suggested 11+ Practice Books.
About the School
Burnham Grammar School’s aim is for every individual student to ‘Embrace Challenge’ on their journey to academic and personal success. This success is delivered through the school aims. All students will be: Responsible Learners; Prepared for their Future; Happy Healthy and Safe; Caring Individuals and Active Citizens.
Burnham Grammar School has a reputation for the pursuit of excellence, and students and staff are proud of their success at GCSE and A level.
“outcomes for pupils have improved significantly over time and the school is popular and oversubscribed” Ofsted February 2017
Burnham Grammar School is a caring school where good relationships are fostered and every student is valued. Staff get to know students as individuals to personalise the support they need to fulfil their potential.
“In class, the learning atmosphere is very positive and pupils are confident, self-motivated, keen to learn and not afraid to make mistakes. They exemplify the school’s motto of ‘embracing challenge’.” Ofsted February 2017
A friendly but purposeful environment produces well-rounded individuals and exam success. Burnham Grammar School expects its students to embrace the unique opportunities to volunteer, mentor younger students and participate in the wide range of sporting, arts and charity events.
“The personal and social aspect of the curriculum is particularly strong and helps pupils to stay safe, prepare for examinations and to become responsible citizens…. Pupils appreciate the range of extra-curricular opportunities to help them to develop their wider skills.” Ofsted February 2017
Burnham Grammar School has an active industrial corporate partners to extend and enrich the curriculum, provide training and employment opportunities and to help students to make the right decisions about their futures.
Burnham Grammar School wants all students to be excited by and enjoy each day and to leave Burnham Grammar School with the enthusiasm, knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to confidently and responsibly take their places in the world.
Burnham Grammar School is an idyllic learning community where the relationships and teamwork provide the support and reassurance for students to strive to be their very best.
Burnham Grammar School is a holder of Investors In People Gold award and a south of England IIP Champion and finalist for Gold Employer of the Year.
Year 7 11+ Exam Content
Bucks 11 + Exam provided by GL. There are two Secondary Transfer Test papers. They are multiple-choice. One paper tests verbal skills including comprehension, technical English and 11+verbal reasoning. The other tests mathematics and 11+ non-verbal skills including spatial reasoning.
How to prepare for the 11+ in
Burnham Grammar School
Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to Burnham Grammar School so that they can help their child prepare for the 11 plus test.
Practice in all aspects of 11+ Verbal Reasoning and 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning is essential. Developing 11+ English and 11+ maths skills will give your child an advantage when sitting the actual 11+ exam.
Our 11+ Exam Book Shop will offer lots of suitable practice material.
Year 7 Places:-
Year 7 Admission details:-
Approximately 30% of pupils reach qualifying score. Places then awarded using distance from school gate.
Bucks 11 + GL Version
Burnham Grammar School, Hogfair Lane, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL1 7HG
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