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Aylesbury High School

Aylesbury High School

Established in 1959, Aylesbury High School (AHS) stands as an all-girls grammar school located in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. With a selective admission process, the school educates approximately 1200 students and consistently ranks among the top 100 nationally, attributing its success to high academic standards.

AHS is dedicated to fostering academic confidence among its pupils by offering a comprehensive curriculum that spans mathematics, technology, social sciences, and various other subjects. The teaching staff is committed to delivering meticulous instruction, inspiring ambition, and ensuring exemplary results for girls, regardless of their future paths.

Renowned for its achievements in performing arts, AHS actively engages students in competitions, productions, and concerts. Through these events, the school aims to maximize the artistic sensibility of its students, providing numerous opportunities for creative expression and self-discovery.

Beyond academics and arts, AHS encourages students' active involvement in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) pursuits. These activities focus on personal and social development through team-building and community service. As part of the program, girls work towards completing a series of challenges that enhance their all-around and intellectual versatility, preparing them comprehensively for the complexities of life.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Aylesbury High School implements a catchment area policy, where priority for admissions is determined by the location and proximity of students' residences to the school.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
Around 30% achieve the qualifying score, and admission to available places is subsequently determined based on the proximity of the student's residence to the school gate.
Aylesbury High School, Walton Road, Aylesbury HP21 7SX, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment 11+ Test
1. Comprehension, technical English and Verbal Reasoning
2. Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Mathematics Rephrase

GL Assessment serves as the exam board for the 11+ Test in Buckinghamshire. The Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Test comprises two papers, assessing:

  1. Comprehension, technical English, and Verbal Reasoning.

  2. Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning, and Mathematics.

Each test paper has a duration of approximately 45 minutes, and all questions are presented in a multiple-choice format. The 11+ Secondary Transfer Test is categorized with the following weightings:

  • Verbal Ability – 50%

  • Non-Verbal Ability – 25%

  • Numerical Ability – 25%

Students record their answers on a separate answer sheet, where each correct response earns one raw age-standardized mark.

To familiarize students with the test format and conditions, a Practice Test is provided before the actual Secondary Transfer Test, offering them the experience of taking a test under exam conditions and aiding in becoming acquainted with the layout of the 11+ STT.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2023
May 2023
June 2023

Parents can check the results through school's website.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (English, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning & Mathematics).  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 Papers: Practice packs designed to help your child master the entire syllabus.

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