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Parkstone 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

Parkstone Grammar School for Girls is a heavily oversubscribed 11-18 selective girls’ school offering outstanding education to the girls of Poole and its surrounding area.

Founded in 1905 Parkstone has continued to provide excellent academic results within a warm, friendly and vibrant community. Parkstone Grammar School for Girls is a six form entry school with 1250 students including 350 in the sixth form.

Girls are proud of their school which provides a broad and balanced curriculum promoting independence, intellectual curiosity and a love of learning. Subjects offered at GCSE and A Level include academic and facilitating subjects from a very wide range. Sixth form collaboration with Poole Grammar School for Boys allows the school to offer an extensive A Level curriculum.

Girls at Parkstone are not only encouraged to succeed academically, but to enjoy the wide range of musical, theatrical, sporting, speaking and charitable opportunities. Girls thrive in an environment of support and challenge, becoming resilient learners well prepared to succeed in the 21st century.

The unique single-sex selective environment allows the girls to grow in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Parkstone Grammar School for Girls national reputation for excellence and continued success is testament to the consistent dedication and commitment of its students, staff, governors and the local community.

Ofsted commented that Parkstone Grammar School for Girls offers a ‘stimulating, friendly community in which all students are valued and may thrive intellectually, emotionally and physically’.

Parkstone Grammar School for Girls' focus is always on teaching and learning as they strive to challenge able girls to become confident, happy and successful young women.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

GL 11 Plus, with 11+ Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning questions, mathematics and English.

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Parkstone Grammar School for Girls

Parents often search for 11+ books relevant toParkstone 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.

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School Type:-

Girls’ Grammar

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Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

There may be more than 5 applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

GL 11+ Exam version with Verbal Reasoning, English and maths questions.


Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, Poole BH17 7EP

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