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Churston Ferrers Grammar School

Churston Ferrers Grammar School

Churston Ferrers Grammar School (CFGS), located in Torbay, South Devon, is a co-educational grammar school with academy status. Recognized as a selective institution, CFGS holds the designation of a Specialist Humanities College, aligning its educational approach with the motto "Learning to create a better world." In previous assessments, OFSTED has consistently rated the school as 'outstanding,' and it consistently achieves commendable standings in exam league tables. Notably, recent GCSE results showcase an impressive performance, with 65% of grades obtained being at grade 7 or above.

The school attributes its success to the unwavering dedication of its teachers and the students' commitment to excellence. This commitment is further reinforced by a comprehensive and relevant curriculum. To complement the rigorous academic offerings, CFGS provides a diverse range of extracurricular activities, including sports like rugby, intellectual pursuits like debating and chess, and unique options such as the Birdwatching Club, textiles, and Sailing Theory. These activities, conducted during lunchtime or after classes, contribute to the development of students' holistic abilities and the formation of strong friendships, fostering mutual support throughout their educational journey and beyond.

At the core of CFGS's mission is the commitment to deliver a comprehensive education that opens doors for all students, irrespective of their background. The school aims to cultivate a culture of creativity, support, and inclusivity, ensuring that every individual feels embraced and valued within its vibrant community.

Students at CFGS are encouraged to exceed their own expectations and take full advantage of the opportunities available to them. The staff's dedicated efforts are geared towards instilling in students a lifelong passion for learning and a profound commitment to social justice, equipping them with both values and skills to positively influence the world around them.

County / Area:
Co-Educational Grammar

Churston Ferrers Grammar School does not establish a specific catchment area. In the event of a tie, the determining factor for the final decision will be the proximity and distance of the child's residence to the school.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
3+ applicants for every place
Churston Ferrers Grammar School, Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment
Paper 1 : English
Paper 2 : Maths

The 11 Plus Exam structure for Churston Ferrers Grammar School is developed by GL Assessment. The exam format is outlined as follows:

Paper 1: A 55-minute English paper encompassing multiple-choice questions. The content includes comprehension, along with questions on spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Paper 2: A 55-minute Mathematics paper featuring multiple-choice questions.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
June 2024
September 2024

Parents are advised to verify the results directly with the respective schools.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (English & 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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