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Chesham Grammar School

Chesham Grammar School

Chesham Grammar School, situated in White Hill, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, is a co-educational grammar school catering to students aged 11 to 18. Established in 1947, the school currently holds Academy, Specialist, and Humanities College status.

Aligned with the national curriculum, Chesham Grammar School is committed to delivering a comprehensive education, striking a balance between traditional academic subjects and creative pursuits. The school places significant emphasis on preparing students for a dynamically evolving world.

Students at Chesham Grammar School can explore diverse interests and hobbies through participation in various clubs. These include a film club for filmmaking enthusiasts, multiple choirs within the music club, a video game club, and a computer programming club, among others.

The school's ethos revolves around core values of kindness, aspiration, and respect. The vision is to ensure that every student emerges from their educational journey at Chesham Grammar School well-equipped to face life's challenges.

Chesham Grammar School boasts a stellar reputation nationwide, with exceptional performance by its students in both GCSE and A-level examinations. According to the Ofsted report, the school has met all criteria for an "Outstanding" rating.

County / Area:
Mixed Grammar

A designated catchment area exists, and priority for admission is determined by the applicant's proximity and location in relation to the school.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
Roughly 30% achieve the qualifying score, and admission places are subsequently allocated based on proximity to the school gate.
Chesham Grammar School, White Hill, Chesham, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment
Paper 1 : Comprehension, Technical English & Verbal Reasoning
Paper 2 : Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning & Mathematics

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

- Comprehension, technical English, and Verbal Reasoning

- Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning, and Mathematics

Each test paper has a duration of approximately 45 minutes, with all questions presented in a multiple-choice format. The 11+ Secondary Transfer Test is weighted as follows:

- Verbal Ability – 50%

- Non-Verbal Ability – 25%

- Numerical Ability – 25%

Responses to all questions are recorded on a separate answer sheet, with each correct answer earning one raw age-standardized mark.

Before sitting for the Secondary Transfer Test, students have the opportunity to undergo a Practice Test. This practice session aims to provide students with the test-taking experience under exam conditions and to familiarize them with the layout of the 11+ STT.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
14th September 2023
5th May 2023
16th June 2023

Students will receive their results through their G04Schools account.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (Comprehension, English, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial 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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