11 Plus Schools

Lancashire and Cumbria 11 Plus

The Schools Admissions Code, that came into effect in 2012, stated that by law, schools must take all reasonable steps to inform parents of the outcome of tests before the closing deadline for the Common Application form (CAF) on October 31st .

Cumbria

There is only one grammar school in Cumbria – Queen Elizabeth Grammar School.
In 2015, 215 children sat the test.
In 2013, 173 children took the test
In 2012, 239 children took the test
In 2011, 218 children took the entrance test.

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School – September 2018 entry

Places 120 in Year 7
Open day 12th July 2017 at 5.30pm-8pm
School tours will take place from Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September 2017
Closing date for applications School application form: Noon 15th September 2017
CAF – 31st October 2017 to school or online
11+ test dates Saturday 7th October 2017
Test Types Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Multiple Choice (no changes this year)
Examiner GL Assessment
11+ Test Results Results are posted to parents mid October 2017. A child’s test performance is given; but scores and rank order are not disclosed.
Results for children taking the “catch up test” for late applications are sent to parents in January by letter
Pass Mark Test scores of the three papers are combined, age weighted, ranked. Where two or more children have the same pass mark then priority is given to :
1)Children in care
2)Children eligible for pupil premium/service premium
3)Children residing in the catchment
4)Scores of verbal reasoning test
5)Scores of non-verbal reasoning test
Pass marks are variable, with allocations on March 1st each year having been made to children scoring as follows:
2015 265 – 369
2014 244 – 386
2013 282 – 399
2012 258 – 406
2011 277 – 382
2010 278 – 368
2009 285 – 356
2008 277 – 364
Allocations 1st March 2018
Admissions Cumbria Council
Tel: 01228 221582
Email: school.admissions@cumbria.gov.uk
QEGS
Admission Policy 2018
Recommended Practice Materials Verbal Reasoning
Maths
Non-verbal Reasoning

Appropriate Practice Materials see below

Please see the Lancashire & Cumbria section of our 11+ Forum as well as the Lancashire & Cumbria section of the shop.

Lancashire Admissions Information for 2018 entry

There are no changes to the tests. However the dates are yet to be confirmed.

Lancashire Admissions Information for 2017 entry

Closing date for applications School application forms
LGGS: 14th September 2016 by noon
LRGS: 12 September 2016
BRGS: Friday 16th September 2016 by 12 noon
CRGS: Wednesday 14th September 2016 by 12 noon
CAF 31st October 2016
11+ test dates LGGS: Saturday 24th September 2016
LRGS: Saturday 24th September 2016
BRGS: Saturday 24th September 2016
CRGS: Saturday 24th September 2016
Test Types Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and English, multiple choice.
Verbal Reasoning – consists of 80 multiple choice questions, 50 minutes.
English – 50 multiple choice questions, 50 minutes. The English paper consists of two extracts with questions, and more questions testing spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Mathematics – 35 multiple choice questions, 35 minutes.
Questions are based on the KS2 syllabus. Sample papers
Examiner GL Assessment
11+ Test Results For LRGS – Results sent to parents by Wednesday 5th October 2016
For BRGS – Results sent to parents by 20th October 2016
For LGGS – Results sent to parents by Friday 7th October 2016
For CRGS – Results sent to parents by Wednesday 12th October 2016
Scores Pupils must achieve a minimum level in each subject. Children are ranked based on their aggregate scores of the three tests
Allocations March 2017
Admissions Lancashire Council
Recommended Practice Materials Verbal Reasoning
English
Maths

Schools Information

School Gender Places Open Events
Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School Mixed 180 places in Year 7 TBA
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Mixed 150 places in Year 7 Wednesday 7th September 2016 5.30pm-7.30pm
Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School Girls 145 places in Year 7 Thursday 29th June 2017 5.30pm – 8pm
Lancaster Royal Grammar School Boys 150 places in Year 7(& 24 boarding) Saturday 18th June 2016. Information evening: Thursday 8th September 2016 7pm

For information about appropriate practice materials also please visit the Lancashire & Cumbria section of our 11+ Forum.

Information on this page was believed to be correct at the time of writing, but we would not necessarily be aware of subsequent changes unless someone brings them to our attention.
Before acting on any information given here, please verify that it is up to date.

Page updated on 7th February 2017

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