top of page

Boston Grammar School

Boston Grammar School

Founded in 1555, Boston Grammar School (BGS) stands as a selective grammar school exclusively for boys aged 11 to 18, with the inclusion of girls in its Sixth Form. Situated in Boston, Lincolnshire, the school underwent a transformation into a selective academy in 2013.

Boston Grammar School embraces a house system, assigning pupils to one of four houses—Muston, Laughton, Gannock, and Parry. This system aims to foster loyalty, encourage healthy competition, and provide pastoral care. Each house is named after significant figures in the school's history.

County / Area:
Mixed Grammar

Distance to the school becomes a deciding factor when Boston Grammar School faces an overload of applications, even though they lack a formal catchment area.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
4+ applicants for every place
Boston Grammar School, Rowley Road, Boston, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Lincolnshire 11+ Exam consists of two papers comprising of Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning.

The Lincolnshire 11+ Exam, developed by GL Assessment, assesses Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, and Spatial Reasoning through a multiple-choice format.

This examination comprises two papers.

  • The initial paper focuses on Verbal Reasoning, lasting for 50 minutes and featuring 80 questions. Various question types are presented in concise sections.

  • The second paper is administered a week later, encompassing Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning. This paper comprises five sections, each lasting 7 minutes and containing 14 questions. The first three sections address Non-Verbal Reasoning, while the last two sections pertain to Spatial Reasoning.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
January 2024
March 2024

The specific method of publishing 11+ Lincolnshire results may vary, but typically, the results are communicated through mail or postal services.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (Paper 1: Verbal Reasoning and Paper 2: Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial 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 Papers: Practice packs designed to help your child master the entire syllabus.

Why Progress Academy for 
Boston Grammar School
Thanks to Sister Hema and her team at Progress Academy, my son Ibrahim has now become really confident in maths and my daughter Haadiya really enjoys the English and her writing has improved so much. I highly recommend this place to everyone!

- Waseem Alvi
Practice Material:
bottom of page