Dorset 11 plus grammar schools guide

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Dorset 11 plus

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Dorset 11 plus key dates

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Dorset’s grammar schools: Bournemouth School, Bournemouth School for Girls, Parkstone Grammar School, and Poole Grammar School. The four schools have combined to form ‘the Consortium’, with one set of selection tests.

  • 15th April 2024: Dorset 11+ registration opens

  • 6th September 2024: Dorset 11+ registration closes

  • 21st September 2024: Dorset 11+ exam day

  • 11th October 2024: parents receive exam results

  • 31st October 2024: secondary school common application deadline

  • 3rd March 2025: national school offers day


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

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

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


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