Highsted Grammar School
|Type of School||Grammar|
|Consortium||Kent County Council|
|Admission Year||Sept 2024|
|Gender in YEAR 7||Girls|
|Gender in SIXTH FORM||Mixed|
7/9/2023 - 9/9/2023
The Kent Test will take place on:
|Registration||1/6/2023 - 3/7/2023|
|Test Results Day||18/10/2023|
|Number of Places||150|
|Total Number of Exams||3|
|Number of Rounds||1|
The assessment will comprise of:
- a computer-based test to assess verbal ability, numeracy and non-verbal reasoning
- an English paper to assess reading and writing skills wil be marked . (Not computer based or multiple choice)
* Highsted Grammar School also accepts pupils who have reached the required standard of the “Highsted Test”.
- Granada Learning (GL)
- Consortium (CONSORTIUM)
- Mixed (MC & STD)
The tests are multiple-choice with a separate answer sheet. They are marked by an automated marking machine.
|Name||Document or Link||Subjects|
|Kent Familiarisation Paper||View||Mixed Subjects|
The Kent Grammar school tests Tests in English, Mathematics and Reasoning devised by an external body (GL Assessment) for admission to Kent Grammar school
|Name||Round||From (mins)||To (mins)||Subjects|
|Multiple Papers||1||60||English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning|
The first test will be an English and maths paper and will take 1 hour. Each section will involve a 5 minute practice exercise followed by a 25 minute test. The English section will involve a comprehension exercise as well as some additional questions drawn from a set designed to test literacy skills.
The second test will be a reasoning paper. It will take about 1 hour, including the practice sections and questions. It will contain a verbal reasoning section and a non-verbal reasoning section of roughly the same length. The non-verbal reasoning will be split into short sections, administered and timed individually.
There will also be a writing exercise which will not be marked but may be used by a local headteacher panel as part of the headteacher assessment stage of the process. 40 minutes will be allowed for the writing task, including 10 minutes planning time.