11 Plus Schools

Lancashire and Cumbria 11 Plus

For Entry in 2022

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 2022 entry

Places 160 in Year 7
Closing Dates 31st October 2021 for CAF form
Closes – Friday 25th June 2021 by noon. Opens: Monday 3rd May 2021
Open Day Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 5:30pm-8:00pm
11+ Test Dates Saturday 11th September 2021, 8:45am-4:00pm
Test Types Verbal, Non-Verbal and numerical ability in multiple choice.
Children are expected to show competency in skills appropriate to Key Stage 2 English and mathematics and be able to apply these creatively.
They will be tests for which no additional preparation is necessary. The school will not publish any practice papers but a familiarisation booklet will be available on the school website and on request after the closing
date for test applications.
Test Format Multiple Choice
Examiner CEM
Allocation March 2022
Admissions Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Admissions Policy 2022
Recommended Practice Materials CEM Practice Materials

NEW CEM Practice Materials now available on our online shop

Lancashire Admissions Information for 2022 entry

Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School (changed from GL) – September 2022 entry

Places 180 in Year 7
Closing Dates 31st October 2021 for CAF form
Closes – Tuesday 22nd June 2021 by noon.
Open Day TBC
11+ Test Dates Saturday 11th September 2021, 8:45am-4:00pm
Test Types Maths, English, Non-verbal reasoning. 2 papers, one hour each. Each paper containing timed sections of all 3 subjects.
Test Format Multiple Choice
Examiner CEM
Allocation March 2022
Admissions Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Admissions Policy 2022
Recommended Practice Materials CEM Practice Materials

NEW CEM Practice Materials now available on our online shop

Other Lancashire Schools Admissions for 2022 entry

Applications Registration for School application forms
Closing dates:
LGGS: Friday 10th September 2021 by noon
LRGS: Monday 6th September 2021
CRGS: Friday 17th September 2021 by noon
CAF 31st October 2021
11+ test dates Saturday 25th September 2021
Test Types Maths, Verbal Reasoning and English, multiple choice (in that order)
 
Maths – consists of 50 multiple choice questions, 50 minutes
Verbal Reasoning – 80 multiple choice questions, 50 minutes
English – 56 multiple choice questions, 45 minutes
The English paper consists of two extracts with questions, and more questions testing spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Questions are based on the KS2 syllabus. Sample papers
Test Format Multiple Choice
Examiner GL Assessment
Scores Pupils must achieve a minimum level in each subject. Children are ranked based on their aggregate scores of the three tests
Allocations March 2021
Admissions Lancashire Council
Recommended Practice Materials Verbal Reasoning
English
Maths

Schools Information

School Admissions Gender Places Open Events
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Admissions Policy 2022 Mixed 150 places in Year 7 Wed 15th September 2021 5.30pm- 7.30pm
Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School Admissions Policy 2022 Girls 140 places in Year 7 TBC
Lancaster Royal Grammar School Admissions Policy 2022 Boys 150 places in Year 7(& 24 boarding) TBC

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 July 2021

Maths Practice Materials For Lancashire & Cumbria

Mathematics Practice

English Practice Materials For Lancashire

English Practice

Verbal Reasoning Practice Materials For Lancashire & Cumbria

Verbal Reasoning Practice Materials

Non-Verbal Reasoning Practice Materials For Cumbria

Non-Verbal Reasoning Practice Materials

Lancs 11 Plus Forum…