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Chelmsford County High School for Girls

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

Chelmsford County High School is a highly selective state grammar school for girls. Students who wish to enter Year 7 at 11 years old take a rigorous entrance examination. The competition for places is fierce. The academic pace is fast and the school teaches some of the most able girls in the country.

All students sit GCSE examinations at the end of Year 11 at 16 years old and most choose to stay at Chelmsford County High School for the Sixth Form. Students from, other schools, join the Sixth Form and they enrich the student body and benefit from the high academic demands and the scholarly ethos of the school.

Academic standards are extremely high and the extracurricular opportunities are numerous and varied; the students themselves run many clubs and societies. There is a lively music department, showcasing many talented and dedicated students. Likewise Chelmsford County High School has a very active drama department, putting on high calibre productions each year.

Students are also very active in sciences and engineering and compete in national competitions, often securing high positions.

The students are trained in debating, again achieving highly in inter-school regional and national competitions. The school also produces some superb sportswomen, many achieving recognition at county level and a few at national level.

Chelmsford County High School aim to produce the leaders of tomorrow and prepare all students to take an active and professional role in their adult lives.

Chelmsford County High School is a dynamic and progressive school, providing challenge and rigour to all our students. The school is about 25 miles from London and benefit from the influence such a culturally exciting and diverse city provides.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

CEM version of the 11+ with questions on Verbal Reasoning (including comprehension)         Non-Verbal Reasoning and Numerical Reasoning (Maths).

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Chelmsford County High School for Girls

Parents often search for 11+ books relevant to Chelmsford County High 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.



School Type:-

Girls' Grammar

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Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Generally heavily oversubscribed with 7+ applicants for every place

Exam Format

CEM version of the 11+


Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford CM1 1RW

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