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South Wilts Grammar 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
South Wilts provides a high quality education where academic achievements are very strong. The progress students made at GCSE in 2019, places the school in the top 5% nationally and at A Level South Wilts is in the top third. As a school staff believe strongly in offering a broad and balanced curriculum and this can be seen by the 26 subjects on offer at A Level.
A recent Ofsted inspection, in October 2019, summarised the many strengths of the school. It begins with "South Wilts Grammar School is a thriving school where senior leaders expect high academic standards, whilst placing emphasis on pupils’ personal development. Teachers are experts in their fields. They are passionate about their subjects and they pass on this enthusiasm to the pupils. The pupils’ eagerness to learn makes a significant contribution to the success of the school. Governors are enthusiastic in their commitment to the school. Their vision has maintained the high quality of education through a period of expansion. This school is well led. The headteacher and her senior team provide highly principled leadership."
Staff at South Wilts, not only focus on academic excellence but help students to become independent and resilient learners. Staff actively encourage participation in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, with many enrichment opportunities across all subject areas, including international links. South Wilts Grammar School values the contribution made by all and are proud of the strong culture of learning and mutual support between pupils. Staff work hard to ensure that all students fulfil their potential in a supportive and friendly environment.
South Wilts Grammar School is a school that is always seeking to improve and value the input from all stakeholders.
Year 7 11+ Exam Content
GL 11+ Version Exam with questions on Verbal Reasoning, Maths and English.
How to prepare for the 11+ in
South Wilts Grammar School
The exam is written by GL 11+ so practice in 11+ Verbal Reasoning, English and maths questions will be essential. While starting preparation early is recommended even closer to the 11+ exam additional preparation will be beneficial for your child. 11+ practice books can be found here.
Year 7 Places:-
Year 7 Admission details:-
Traditionally there are 4 or more applicants for every place in Y7.
GL 11+ Version Exam
South Wilts Grammar School, Stratford Road, Salisbury SP1 3JJ
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