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Westcliff 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

Westcliff High School for Girls is a successful academy grammar school with high aspirations for all its students and staff believe strongly that building students’ learning capacity has the power to transform lives.

Westcliff High School for Girls has an excellent staff who support the students in all their learning and extra-curricular activities. It is a friendly school and one which provides an encouraging environment in which pupils can pursue a diverse range of activities. Westcliff High School for Girls has an enviable reputation for its work ethic and the school is regularly in the top 100 of all state schools for their performance at GCSE and Advanced Level.

Westcliff High School for Girls has a reputation for an excellent pastoral care system which is strong and has developed systems to ensure that every pupil feels safe and cared for in the school so that they are able to achieve, reach their potential and face the future with confidence and high self-esteem.

Westcliff High School for Girls has built a strong position in the field of music and school musical productions. Over the past few years Westcliff High School for Girls has produced and performed a number of high quality shows including We Will Rock You, Hairspray, A Chorus Line, Chicago and Grease.

School sporting successes have grown over the past two years. Teams reached the Regional Finals for both Cross Country and Athletics; Westcliff High School for Girls is Southend Borough Swimming Champions, Borough Rounders Champions, Borough Champions at Netball for Year 9 and Under 16 and Essex Plate Netball winners at Year 7.

Westcliff High School for Girls is a National Teaching School. This means they have been selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership to be a hub of excellent practice for sharing and developing the teaching profession.

All students in Years 7-11 are girls and boys join the Sixth Form. Entry to the school at the age of 11 is through selection tests administered by the Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE).

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

Essex 11 +set by The Consortium Of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE).

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Westcliff High School for Girls

Parents often search for 11+ books relevant to Westcliff 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:-

A lot of applicants with up to 6+ applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

Essex 11+ set CSSE.


Westcliff High School for Girls, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 0BS

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