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Boston High School

Boston High School

Established in 1914, Boston High School is a selective grammar school for girls with a co-educational Sixth Form, admitting students aged 11-18. Located in Boston, Lincolnshire, the school transitioned to academy status in 2013 while retaining its original name.

Beyond academic preparation, the school prioritizes the development of social proficiency, considering it crucial for the students' success in their future lives. Consequently, Boston High's graduates not only exhibit readiness to face challenges but also emerge as proactive, community-oriented individuals with notable leadership and problem-solving skills. Organized around a house system, the school has houses named after significant figures in its history: Allan, Conway, Ingelow, Kitwood, and Lindis.

Recognizing the pivotal role of strong qualifications, Boston High School places considerable importance on academic excellence, evident in the outstanding results achieved by girls at both A-Level and GCSE levels.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Distance to the school becomes a deciding factor when Boston High 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 High School, Boston PE21 9PF, 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.

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