What are the 2024 11 plus exam timelines?

Welcome to our feature on the 2024 11 plus exam timelines. Which 11+ grammar school entry exam practice will best suit your child’s needs? We recommend finding your school’s exam by name at the next link below:

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Your child can then practice with a very close replica of the actual exam. That’s perfect practice!

What are the 2024 11 plus exam timelines?

Many grammar schools provide sample 11- papers for their school entry exams. However, very few include answers and explanations for these 11- practice tests.

Here’s School Entrance Tests‘ summary of the 11 plus exam timetable for 2024: Ideally, you will have decided which grammar schools you are considering. Most grammar schools will be organising virtual tours and virtual open days over the coming year.)

April 2024: Most grammar schools will open their registration in April or May and set a deadline around June or July for parents to register their child for the 11+ exam. There is some variability, so please check these dates with your individual schools.

September 2024: For most grammar schools the 11+ exam will occur during the first two weeks in September 2024. There is some variability, so please check the date with your individual schools.

October 2024: For most grammar schools, 11+ results will be posted in mid-October 2024.

March 2025: School allocations are confirmed on 01 March 2024.

September 2025: New intake begins.

Why go to a Grammar School?

Grammar schools are some of the highest performing schools listed in national league tables. Another perceived advantage of attending a grammar school is that of social mobility.

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Our popular 6- Step Guide to the 11 Plus

1) Ask yourself, is now the best time to start your 11+ Prep?

2)  If you are considering those grammar schools in Outer London then we have a useful London Grammar school list. Otherwise, England’s other grammar schools are accessed from this regional grammar school list.

3) Are the grammar schools of interest CEM 11+ exam Grammar schools. If so focus on School Entrance Tests’ 11 plus practice tests of CEM 11 Plus type.

4) Otherwise it’s likely you are considering Grammars using GL Assessment. Thus you should focus on School Entrance Tests’ 11 plus practice tests of GL 11 Plus type.

5) So, select the most relevant 11 plus exams from our comprehensive list of 11 Plus Past Exam Papers.

6) Schedule regular practice with these 11 plus practice papers, our free online 11 plus papers and free 11 plus papers with answers.

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