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Torquay Boys 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

Torquay Boys’ Grammar School is more than a powerful academic institution with a reputation for top quality examination results. They believe ‘Education’ to mean far more than achieving a string of top grades in public examinations; indeed that is a given for all students, so they also offer a comprehensive range of sporting, musical and cultural pursuits with an outstanding record of success unsurpassed in the South West.

The facilities are of a very high quality and provide a wonderful setting for all students to learn. The school mantra has long been to maintain the best of the old and combine it with the best of the new; academic excellence, punctuality, smartness and courtesy combined with a curriculum appropriate to developing students’ skills to equip them for lifelong learning and their future careers.

According to Ofsted, Torquay Boys’ Grammar School is "in every respect an outstanding school. In teaching, learning, achievements, standards, in pastoral care, sport, extra-curricular activities, buildings and resources the school is acknowledged to excel."

The Inspectors wrote: “The school is enthused with a lively and open atmosphere which encourages innovation and underpins a relentless drive to provide the very best education for the student”.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

CEM version 11+ with 11+ questions in Verbal Reasoning (including comprehension), Non-Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning (Maths). The school also set their own English and Maths papers.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Torquay Boys Grammar School

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to Torquay Boys 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.

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:-

Generally 3-4 applicants for every place.

Exam Format

CEM version 11+ and school set English and maths papers.


Torquay Boys’ Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay TQ2 7EL

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