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West Kirby 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

Schools are often measured and compared in terms of examination success. At West Kirby Grammar School academic results speak for themselves.

As well as developing skills as a resilient and enterprising learner in the classroom, staff focus is just as much on helping pupils to explore and uncover their skills and talents, to dream big and set challenging goals, to celebrate their individuality and to grow as a global citizen.

West Kirby Grammar School has high expectations. Staff challenge and support in equal measure, helping all to achieve things they never thought possible. West Kirby Grammar School is a compassionate and caring school community.

West Kirby Grammar School values.
Values are inspired by the school motto: ad metam contendo - strive towards the goal.

There is a proud sense of community and family at West Kirby Grammar School , as well as their contribution to the local and wider community.

West Kirby Grammar School chooses to be collaborative, caring and kind, showing empathy and honesty in our actions.

They value their tradition and have a vibrant House system that helps to create a compassionate and caring community.

High Expectations
Staff are aspirational for pupils and those around them, taking great pride in pupil achievements.

School work is goal-orientated, celebrating success in different forms while striving for excellence in its pursuits.

West Kirby Grammar School has high academic expectations and challenge everyone to achieve their full potential, both inside and outside of the classroom.

West Kirby Grammar School offers exceptional opportunities for all in a wide variety of contexts.

An extensive curriculum ensures that every student has the opportunity to discover their talents.

Staff encourage everyone to embrace the extra-curricular provision and wide range of enrichment activities; staff promote leadership at all levels.

West Kirby Grammar School strives to create the leaders of tomorrow; individuals who are daring and forward thinking and who work to inspire those around them.

Creativity is highly valued and staff aim to find inventive and enterprising solutions to the challenges pupils face.

Change is embraced as West Kirby Grammar School develops inventive new practices and systems.

West Kirby Grammar School encourages all members of its community to display a love of learning and to show an inquisitive approach to challenge.

The ability to reflect on practices is key, along with a passion to improve. Asking questions to deepen understanding and looking beyond the confines of the curriculum is actively encouraged.

Pupils are encouraged to work with motivation and resilience, whatever the challenge ahead.

Determined to succeed, staff challenge ourselves and those around us to improve

Pupils engage with all tasks and work with perseverance to achieve.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

GL 11+ exam covering verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

West Kirby Grammar School

Parents often search for 11+ books relevant to West Kirby 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.

Liverpool Area


School Type:-

Girls’ Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Heavily oversubscribed with often 8+ applicants for every place in year 7.

Exam Format

GL 11+ exam


West Kirby Grammar School
Graham Road, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DP

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