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Queen Marys High 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

The Aim of Queen Mary’s High School
To enable each student to achieve excellence in all aspects of their life


To provide opportunities for each student to achieve the highest possible standards
To inspire a love of learning for its own sake
To foster self-esteem and sensitivity to the needs of others
To develop an appreciation of our cultural heritage
To equip each student to take a responsible place in society
A Vision of Queen Mary’s High School

Queen Mary’s High School is an outstanding girls’ grammar school with a reputation for the highest academic standards, as a school where the individual needs of highly able students are met and the development of the ‘whole person’ together with the enjoyment of learning lie at the heart of its ethos and culture.

Queen Mary’s High School also has a commitment and responsibility to its own community and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Queen Mary’s is a school where students’ needs are met through the quality of teaching and learning, pastoral care and guidance and the breadth and richness of the curriculum, both formal and informal, which supports students with individual learning needs or particular talents. The achievements of everyone in the school community are celebrated. The quality of the school is clear through outside scrutiny, external awards and data comparison.

Queen Mary’s High School provision is further enhanced through being a founding member of the Mercian Trust which extends the opportunities available to its students in terms of both breadth of curriculum post-16 and also via a range of extra-curricular opportunities. In addition, staff benefit from development opportunities through collaboration with colleagues in partner schools.

The school has a leadership group which is forward-thinking and able to respond quickly and flexibly to change. It ensures that teaching methods are always developing and provides the best possible resources and physical environment for teaching and learning. The leadership group works with governors in order to evaluate its own performance and also to formulate the priorities for the school.

The high expectations for teaching and learning and positive relationships between staff, students and parents are clear in all induction procedures, staff development and performance management. Students receive consistently high-quality teaching and in return commit to the responsibilities of their school work and membership of the school community.

Staff receive the best possible working and employment conditions and career opportunities. Parents are supportive of the school’s ethos, systems and procedures and are kept fully informed about their child’s progress, feel comfortable to come in to school to meet with staff and are confident that the school is providing high quality learning experiences for their child.

Governors receive clarity and transparency about school matters and sufficient training and links with the school to ensure they are able to play their part in its strategic development. The school demonstrates its involvement with the wider community via support for local schools and organisations and a commitment to charity fund raising.

Finally, the school’s reputation, culture and family atmosphere are such that all who are connected with it are happy to continue an association with Queen Mary’s High School long after they have ceased to be connected with it on a daily basis.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

  • The Entrance Test is based on the CEM 11+ Exam for Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton consortium. Tests are provided by CEM 11+.

  • Our 11+ Exam Book Shop will offer lots of supplementary practice material.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Queen Marys High School

Parents will search for official resources relevant to Queen Marys High School in order to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. 

CEM 11+ do not provide official resources as they claim that children cannot be tutored for their exam. However practice in all aspects of 11+ Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal reasoning, 11+ English and 11+ maths will give your child an advantage when sitting the actual 11+ exam.

Our 11+ Exam Book Shop will offer lots of supplementary practice material.



School Type:-

Girls' Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

There may be more than 5 applicants for every place.

Exam Format

CEM version 11+


Queen Mary’s High School, Upper Forster Street, Walsall WS4 2AE

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