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Ashlawn School

Ashlawn School

Established in 1985 as Dunsmore School before adopting the name Ashlawn School, this secondary institution is situated in Rugby, Warwickshire. It holds the distinction of being one of only seven bilateral schools in the United Kingdom, specializing in Computing, Science, and Leadership.

With a student body of around 1662 and a complement of 90 full-time teaching staff, Ashlawn has recently expanded its facilities. Notable additions include a dedicated Sixth Form Centre and Teaching Studio, made possible by a substantial £2.6 million investment from the Education Funding Agency. Ashlawn School stands out as a National Teaching School, a recognition granted to very few educational institutions. The school has earned an 'outstanding' rating from OFSTED, and it serves as a training ground for educators from other schools.

County / Area:
Mixed Grammar

Residing within the designated priority zone enhances the likelihood of securing a placement for your child at Ashlawn School. Proximity to the school directly correlates with the level of priority assigned in the admissions process, whereby closer residential proximity confers a higher order of consideration.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
6+ applicants for every
Ashlawn School, Ashlawn Road, Hillmorton, Rugby CV22 5ET, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Warwickshire's 11 plus test in the West Midlands has two 60-minute papers covering English, Maths, Verbal reasoning, and Non-verbal reasoning. It's all multiple-choice, no writing. Maths and English questions check understanding of Key Stage 2 curriculum, testing reasoning. Reasoning questions assess logic and problem-solving, including spotting patterns.

Warwickshire utilizes the West Midlands 11 plus test, consisting of two papers, each lasting approximately 60 minutes. A few minutes are designated at the beginning of each paper for children to listen to instructions and complete some unmarked practice questions.

Both papers are subdivided into smaller, individually-timed sections that evaluate:

- English comprehension

- Maths

- Verbal reasoning

- Non-verbal reasoning

The test is exclusively in a multiple-choice format, with no writing sections. Children record their answers in a separate answer booklet, which is electronically marked.

The maths and English questions gauge your child's grasp of Key Stage 2 national curriculum content, including Year 6 objectives, assessing their ability to reason and apply knowledge accurately.

The reasoning questions evaluate your child’s logical and problem-solving abilities. Verbal and non-verbal reasoning, typically not taught in school, aim to measure how well children can identify patterns, connect, and manipulate written and visual information.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
May 2024
June 2024

Results can be delivered either electronically or through postal mail. Parents or guardians who submitted applications online through the Parent Portal also have the option to access and review their child's results through the same platform.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (English Comprehension, Mathematics, Verbal Reasoning & Non-Verbal Reasoning). The sessions are online and highly interactive. Speak to us about how we can help your child.

Mock Exams: Our mock exams are designed to reflect the real exam in complexity and format. Click here to view the mock exam schedule.

 Practice packs designed to help your child master the entire syllabus.

Why Progress Academy for 
Ashlawn School
I would recommend this tuition center to anyone who wants their children to achieve in there studies. As my son has made a massive progress and has successfully passed this 11+ exams beyond everyone expectation. Very caring, focus on the children and was always helpful.

- Henri M V
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