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Lancaster Girls' Grammar School

Lancaster Girls' Grammar School

Established in 1907, Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School (LGGS) is an all-girls' grammar school holding academy status. Situated on Regent Street in Lancaster, the school specializes in Technology and Languages. LGGS consistently achieves impressive results in school league tables and is widely recognized for fostering high academic success within a laid-back environment. The school's curriculum is comprehensive, equipping students with the necessary skills in social and natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and various other fields of study to effectively prepare them for further education.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

The catchment area for Lancaster Girls' Grammar School (LGGS) encompasses a significant portion of the Lancaster district and surrounding areas in Lancashire, England. Here is a concise overview of the key details:

Inclusions in the catchment area:

- Lancaster City: The catchment area covers the majority of Lancaster city, including the city centre, Skerton, Scotforth, and Morecambe.

- Rural areas: Various rural areas around Lancaster are also within the catchment area, such as Silverdale, Yealand Redmayne, Whittington, Carnforth, and Over Kellet.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
4+ applicants for every place
Lancaster Girls' Grammar School, Regent Street, Lancaster LA1 1SF, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Lancanshire 11+ Exam consists of three papers comprising of English, Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning.

The 11+ examination for Lancashire grammar schools comprises three multiple-choice tests, each assessing distinct skills:

1. English – This section, lasting 45 minutes, evaluates comprehension, vocabulary, and technical English skills.

2. Mathematics – With a duration of 50 minutes, this test focuses on assessing problem-solving and arithmetic skills. The emphasis is on numerical reasoning and foundational mathematical concepts.

3. Verbal Reasoning – Spanning 50 minutes, this paper evaluates the ability to comprehend and process language, assess textual information, and draw logical conclusions from written passages.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
June 2024
September 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 (English, Verbal Reasoning and 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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