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Plymouth 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

Plymouth High School for Girls is a long established and highly popular city selective school. Plymouth High School for Girls is a a caring and happy place. All students and staff are ambitious and enthusiastic; students enjoy their learning and treat each other with kindness and compassion. Everything at Plymouth High is driven by a commitment to create a positive environment where everyone feels valued for who they are.

Plymouth High we aims to create the kind of environment that allows for personal development, happiness and academic achievement to go hand in hand. Staff want students to look forward to coming to school, to participate actively in lessons, to stretch themselves and to have fun. Staff want them to feel successful, to continue to grow in confidence and to be proud of who they are.

Plymouth High School for Girls provides a high quality learning experience at the school; teachers are experienced, dedicated and possess a real passion for teaching lessons that have the students engaged and interested. Teachers really do want the very best for their students and engage enthusiastically in continually developing their own practice.

There’s a wonderfully diverse range of opportunities for Plymouth High students to get involved in outside the classroom. There is something for everyone and staff encourage students to try new things and to collaborate; whilst they celebrate individual achievements, they also foster a sense of teamwork, pulling together and enjoying successes as a group.

Many things have changed since Plymouth High School for Girls opened in 1874, but the school motto, Non scholae sed vitae discimus (For life not school we learn), is as important today as it was in the 19th Century.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

GL version 11+Exam with questions on English and Maths. Creative writing test set by the school.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Plymouth High School for Girls

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to Plymouth High 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

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Often 3-4 applicants for every place.

Exam Format

GL version 11+


Plymouth High School for Girls, St Lawrence Road, Plymouth PL4 6HT

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