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Dartford Grammar School for Girls

Dartford Grammar School for Girls

Established in 1904, Dartford Grammar School for Girls is a selective institution that welcomes girls aged 11-18. Located in Dartford, Kent, the school boasts a picturesque campus with ample facilities, catering to around 1,000 students.

The school prides itself on offering a contemporary and comprehensive curriculum covering diverse subjects such as DT, languages, science, PSHE, and religious studies. Complementing the academic focus, Dartford Grammar School for Girls provides an extensive extracurricular program, encouraging students to explore various interests, from cooking and classic films to participation in the Philanthropic Society and dance.

The school's commitment to fostering a conducive learning environment is evident in its aim to help students thrive and embrace their unique strengths, fostering healthy ambition. Moreover, Dartford Grammar School for Girls prioritizes pastoral care, offering personalized support and specialist services to empower learners to reach their full potential.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Dartford Grammar School for Girls designates a priority zone  encompassing Dartford and the adjoining parishes of Ash-cum-Ridley,  Fawkham, Stone, Bean, Hartley, Sutton at Hone and Hawley, Crockenhill,  Hextable, Swanley, Darenth, Horton Kirby and South Darenth, Swanscombe  and Greenhithe, Eynsford, Longfield and New Barn, West Kingsdown,  Farningham, Southfleet, and Wilmington.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
5 applicants for every place.
Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Shepherds Lane, Dartford DA1 2NT, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Paper 1 : Reasoning Paper
Paper 2 : English & Mathematics

 The exam structure is Kent 11 Plus exam as detailed as follows:

  • Paper 1: A 50-minute Reasoning paper, comprising a 25-minute Verbal Reasoning section with a 5-minute practice segment, two 5-minute sections for Spatial Reasoning, and three 5-minute sections for Non-Verbal Reasoning.

  • Paper 2: A 60-minute English and Mathematics paper. Each section, English and Mathematics, is allocated 30 minutes and includes a 5-minute practice session.

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

DGGS stands out as a top A Level provider in Kent, with students consistently attaining exceptional results. The A Level outcomes for our Sixth Form students in 2023 were particularly noteworthy:

  • 8% of all grades secured the highest A* rating.

  • 33% of all grades achieved were at A* or A.

  • An impressive 68% of grades fell within the A* to B range.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the Kent 11 Plus Paper 1 - English & Mathematics and Paper 2 - Reasoning (Verbal reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Non-verbal 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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