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Maidstone Grammar 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

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, or ‘MGGS’, as it is more often known, has a strong community spirit which is underpinned by a belief that the happiness of all students is key to enabling them to succeed. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls has been providing an academic education for girls (and boys in the Sixth Form) from the town of Maidstone and its surrounding area for over 130 years.

MGGS is a very special place. Students love learning; they are talented, compassionate and inquiring young people who have a deep sense of belonging and commitment to their school.

As an outstanding school Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is ‘A forward-thinking community with a tradition of excellence’, ensuring to develop young adults of character, who are able to flourish as adults in today’s society.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls deliberately combine a rich tradition of community service with the school’s strong house system. The school’s house system brings students of all ages together in many whole school activities and creates friendships which endure, lasting well beyond their years at school. At MGGS staff focus on students as individuals, fully engaging with the latest technology available to enhance students’ learning.

The academic curriculum at MGGS provides students with outstanding examination results year on year. The Department for Education measures the progress students make over KS3 and KS4 with a Progress 8 score. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls results always place the school ‘well above average’ and currently in the top 2% of schools in the country. The school curriculum is underpinned by their Advanced Thinking School, status with the Cognitive Education Centre of the University of Exeter.

There are so many opportunities for pupils to try new things and take part in activities that they will enjoy.

MGGS is a Leading Light school, using G Suite for Education, and they have been acknowledged by Google UK as one of the most advanced schools for its integrated use to promote student learning. MGGS is a Computing Hub for the South East, a status awarded by the Department for Education for their high standards in Computer Science.

Other notable awards include the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of work in bringing the world into the classroom. Furthermore, they have been successfully reassessed and have maintained their Quality in Careers Standard, the national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG).

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is widely recognised for its broad and balanced curriculum (all students study two languages at Key Stage 3), and its tradition of academic excellence, together with the many enriching extra-curricular activities it provide for students. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls believes that their Curriculum and Sixth Form Extra enrichment programmes are vital to building self-confidence, resilience, and leadership skills in all students. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls nurtures individuality and scholarship to ensure that young people will go on to take leading roles in society and become happy and fulfilled adults.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

Kent 11 Plus Test

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to the Maidstone Grammar School for Girls 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:-

At least 3-4 applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

The 11+ exam is based on the Procedure For Entry To Secondary Education (PESE) & The Kent Test (11+) and contains questions on 11+ Maths, 11+ English and 11+ Reasoning. Kent 11 Plus Test 


Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Buckland Road, Maidstone ME16 0SF

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