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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:46 pm 
Does anyone know anything about the 11+ exam at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School?? We are out of the catchment area but afew lucky children each year gain a place. The exam I know is in November however I don't know which exam board they use?
I have only just found this site and think it's fab and a fantastic support for someone like me, novice 11+ mum.
I don't know where to begin to help my daughter prepare in the short time we have. HELP????
The only information about the sort of level she is at now of the end of year 5 SAT results: reading 5, maths 5c and writing 5c. Wher do I go from here? I don't intend to get a tutor for her and we don't have much time, so I intend to prepare her myself. The only books with tests in we have are the Bond papers, are these any good?? Should we use any other types of test papers??
My daughter is also going to sit the entrance exam for a local independent school in the same month. Are the exams very different to a foundation Grammar school? ANY HELP WOULD BE GREAT! :cry:

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:33 am 
Hi Izzywizz,

The exams for Independent and Grammar are different, Grammar schools tend to be more difficult. Clithereo takes around 120 students each year of which 10% are offered to children outside of their catchment area.

You can either look in your area for a tutor who knows the syllabus or work with your child using material readily available in high street stores. Oh you will need to apply to Clithereo direct get application form from the school as well as complete the Lancashire LEA application form.


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