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Marling 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

Marling School is ambitious for its students and ensure that they thrive in a vibrant academic environment that provides pace and challenge. Pupils feel safe and supported to engage with new ideas, to think deeply, to take risks and be aspirational. Marling School places an emphasis on the development of skills alongside knowledge so that students become active learners prepared for both further education and for their place in an increasingly global society.

The school motto is Abeunt Studia in Mores which translates to mean “Let us go forward through study to character”. Marling School's aim is to develop within all Marlingtonians character values including intellectual curiosity, resilience, respect and kindness. Marling students learn to be independent thinkers who take responsibility for their learning and their success, who believe in freedom and equality and who will join society as citizens of principle taking an interest in the world around them.

Marling School sets out to achieve this through their mission statement: RAISING ASPIRATIONS, INSPIRING EXCELLENCE, SUCCEEDING TOGETHER.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

CEM 11+version Plus Gloucestershire English (with Verbal Reasoning), Non-Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Marling School

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to Marling 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:-

Boys’ Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

At least 3+ applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

CEM 11+ for Gloucestershire. Questions on English (with Verbal Reasoning), Non-Verbal Reasoning and Numerical Reasoning.


Marling School, Cainscross Road, Stroud GL5 4HE

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