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Wiltshire 11 plus dates

Wiltshire’s grammar schools: Bishop Wordsworth’s School (BWS) and South Wilts Grammar School (SWGS) – both in Salisbury.

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The full details of each of these Wiltshire grammar schools’ own 11+ exams and key dates are shown below:

  • 1st June 2024: SWGS 11+ registration opens

  • 30th June 2024: BWS 11+ registration closes

  • 1st September 2024: Wiltshire County Council opens secondary school applications and SWGS 11+ registration closes

  • 14th September 2024: SWGS familiarisation test

  • 21st September 2024: SWGS 11+ exam

  • 28th September 2024: BWS 11+ exam

  • 11th October 2024: parents receive SWGS exam results

  • Mid-October 2024: parents receive BWS exam results

  • 31st October 2024: secondary school common application deadline

  • 3rd March 2025: 11 plus results day

Wiltshire 11 plus Consortium of grammar schools

There are two selective grammar schools in the Wiltshire region: Bishop Wordsworth’s School and South Wiltshire Grammar School for Girls. Bishop Wordsworth’s use CEM, whilst South Wilts opt for GL Assessment.

What is the Wiltshire 11 plus mark mark?

Whilst there is no Wiltshire 11 plus pass mark, the Wiltshire 11 plus results day is still important!

11 plus applicants with the highest qualifying scores are offered Wiltshire grammar school places. This 11 plus placement system means that the Wiltshire pass mark varies from year to year. It also varies across Wiltshire’s grammar schools.

You can find out more about how other grammar schools calculate their 11 plus pass mark here.

How to know if your child is on track to pass?

We advise that Wiltshire 11 plus pupils who are consistently scoring around the 80 to 85% mark (or higher!) will pass the Wiltshire grammar school 11 plus exam.


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Which type of 11 plus is taken by the Wiltshire 11 plus Consortium of grammar schools?

The CEM 11 plus test is comprised of these three 11 plus papers: Verbal Reasoning 11 plus, CEM Non-Verbal Reasoning 11 plus and CEM Numerical Reasoning 11 plus.

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