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Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Established in 1907, Chatham Grammar School for Girls welcomes students aged 11-18 in Medway, Kent. Renowned for consistently achieving impressive GCSE and A-Level results, the school, situated in Medway, has particularly excelled in English, garnering recognition for some of the best results in the UK. The school's diverse curriculum spans subjects such as art, languages, computer science, design technology, ethics, and geography, catering to a broad range of interests and abilities. This comprehensive approach is reinforced by high-quality, interactive teaching.

Chatham Grammar School for Girls places a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities, encouraging students to engage in a variety of pursuits. From orchestra, debating, and rounders to Green Team, Med Society, and School of Rock, the school fosters students' overall development and versatility while enhancing their social skills.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

In the event of exceeding student capacity, Chatham Grammar School utilizes a distance-based prioritization system for admissions. This system, employing the local authority's established computer mapping tool, assigns preference to applicants residing closest to the school premises.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
4+ applicants for every place
Chatham Grammar For Girls, Rainham Road, Chatham ME5 7EH, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessments
Paper 1 : English writing task
Paper 2: Mathematics and NVR (with elements of Spatial Reasoning)
Paper 3: Verbal Skills

The Medway Test comprises the following assessments:

Paper 1: English Writing Task

This section, focused on creative writing, evaluates various skills, including spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Marks are awarded for the effective use of imagination, creativity, form, purpose, organization, cohesion, and sentence structure.

Paper 2: Mathematics & NVR (with elements of Spatial Reasoning)

Mathematics questions gauge students' mathematical proficiency, problem-solving capabilities, and logical reasoning. Additionally, the paper includes multiple timed subsections assessing Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR) and Spatial Reasoning. NVR questions test students' aptitude for solving problems through visual and abstract reasoning, while Spatial Reasoning evaluates spatial awareness, mental rotation, visualization, and problem-solving skills.

Paper 3: Verbal Skills

The Verbal Reasoning sections assess a child's ability to recognize rules and relationships between words and letters, along with critical thinking and information analysis skills. This section also includes comprehension and vocabulary questions.

All papers are created by GL Assessment and are designed to evaluate and select the top 23% of the cohort each year.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
1st June 2024
30th June 2024

You will receive the results either through email, an online link, or a first-class post-delivered letter.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (Paper 1: English Writing Task, Paper 2: Mathematics and NVR and Paper 3: Verbal Skills). 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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