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Wycombe High School

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About the School

At Wycombe High School, they have a long history of providing a high quality education for girls. They match the very best of the school’s traditions, with an ambitious vision, mission and strong core values.

This means, they are constantly developing and evolving their curriculum and facilities. Wycombe High School is never complacent and constantly strives to further build on its reputation as one of the best selective grammar schools nationally. Staff are passionate about single sex education and the extraordinary benefits it brings students. Wycombe High School is proud of the excellent teaching, care and guidance that it offer, along with the excellent facilities and a wide range of opportunities in and beyond the classroom. Staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, governors, parents and visitors to the school to share this commitment.

Ofsted has designated Wycombe High School an ‘outstanding’ school.

In their words:

"The quality of teaching is outstanding; students make outstanding progress across all key stages
Behaviour in lessons and around the school is exemplary.

There is a clear commitment to the development of the whole child and the school provides outstanding opportunities for students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

A significant strength of the school is the high quality of pastoral care.

Students are exceptionally well prepared for the next stages in their education or employment.

The school provides a safe and calm atmosphere for learning where all students thrive.

There is a clear commitment to the development of the whole child and the school provides outstanding opportunities for the students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. A significant strength of the the school is the high quality of pastoral care.

While promoting the highest academic standards, the curriculum has also been designed to promote the love of learning."

Year on year, Wycombe High School students attain at the very highest levels and the school retains its position as one of the top state schools nationally. Examination results are outstanding and many students go on to take up a range of excellent university, apprenticeships or employment opportunities. Students are exceptionally well prepared to make choices about their future, whether that is higher education, training or employment.

Wycombe High School has a strong commitment to the performing and visual arts, and sport. They organise concerts, musical productions, school plays, dance and gymnastics shows, art and technology exhibitions and leadership programmes for students. Each year Wycombe High School reach national and regional finals in a range of sports and other extra-curricular activities. The school offers an extensive range of educational visits in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Students leave academically extremely well qualified, culturally and globally aware, and a good friend, a good neighbour, and a good citizen.

Wycombe High School welcomes visits from prospective parents.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

Bucks 11 + Exam provided by GL. There are two Secondary Transfer Test papers. They are multiple-choice.  One paper tests  verbal skills including comprehension, technical English and 11+verbal reasoning. The other tests mathematics and 11+ non-verbal skills including spatial reasoning.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

Wycombe High School

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to Wycombe High 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.

Buckinghamshire

Region:-

School Type:-

Girls' Grammar

Total Pupils:-

180

1300

Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Approximately 30% of pupils reach qualifying score. Places then awarded using distance from school gate.

Exam Format

Bucks 11 + GL Version

Address

Wycombe High School, Marlow Road, High Wycombe HP11 1TB

School website:-

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