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Wirral Grammar School for Boys

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

Wirral Grammar School for Boys where a combination of core values, educational excellence and caring, committed staff provides an enriching environment in which to learn.

Wirral Grammar School for Boys has offered a distinct education on the Cross Lane site since 1931. They welcome boys from across the Wirral and beyond. Staff get to know all students and ensure that they are encouraged and challenged to realise their potential; a vibrant student community is the true heart and soul of the school.

Education at Wirral Grammar School for Boys is founded on the core values of hard work, determination, and respect, with a fair amount of courtesy, fairness, trust, honesty, kindness, and generosity thrown in too. Visitors say that Wirral Grammar School for Boys students reflect these values and that they are a credit to themselves, their families, and the school.

At Wirral Grammar School for Boys, staff want students to be happy, creative, and motivated. Staff believe that school should provide an energising and transformational experience. Wirral Grammar School for Boys sets very high standards and encourage all students to have high aspirations; they offer challenge and opportunities for independent thinking through a broad curriculum that is responsive to global challenges.

Wirral Grammar School for Boys works tirelessly to ensure that teaching is of the highest quality and that learning is both interesting and fulfilling.

Academic excellence, demonstrated by the exceptional results achieved by students every year is important to Wirral Grammar School for Boys, but this is only part of the education that is on offer. A broad co-curricular programme offers genuine enrichment inside and beyond the classroom for the pupils to find what it is that inspires them.

In a fast-moving and competitive world, staff believe it is important that the boys grow and mature into confident young men, equipped with the qualifications and skills that they will need to make their next, successful steps in life.

Wirral Grammar School for Boys is proud of its students and all that they achieve. Together, both present and past students share a great pride in the school, and as the school moves forwards, they look forward to cultivating an alumni network that is fully engaged with the school.

Staff are committed to ensuring that Wirral Grammar School for Boys remains community-centred and inclusive. They believe that academically minded and talented students, regardless of their backgrounds, should have equal opportunities to benefit from a grammar school education.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

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

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Wirral Grammar School for Boys

Parents often search for 11+ books relevant to Wirral Grammar School for Boys 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:-

Boys’ Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Heavily oversubscribed with often 8+ applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

GL 11+ exam


Wirral Grammar School for Boys, Cross Ln, Birkenhead, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 3AQ

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