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Kesteven & Sleaford High School Selective Academy

Kesteven & Sleaford High School Selective Academy

Established in 1902, Kesteven and Sleaford High School (KSHS) stands as a selective institution for girls situated in the market town of Sleaford in Lincolnshire, currently educating approximately 800 pupils. As a proud member of the Robert Carre Trust, the school is dedicated to fostering a tranquil and purposeful learning environment, consistently yielding commendable examination results.

KSHS' curriculum is meticulously crafted to proficiently enhance pupils' competencies across a spectrum of disciplines, encompassing computing, humanities, languages, and science. Proactively preparing girls for the challenges of the future, the school's educational offering strikes a balance between being comprehensive and demanding, aiming to maximize the intellectual curiosity and confidence of the student cohort.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Distance to the school becomes a deciding factor when Kesteven & Sleaford High School Selective Academy 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
Kesteven & Sleaford High School Selective Academy, Jermyn Street, Sleaford NG34 7RS, 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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Kesteven & Sleaford High School Selective Academy

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