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Ribston Hall High School

Ribston Hall High School

Founded in 1921, Ribston Hall High School stands as a selective grammar school exclusively for girls aged 11 to 18, situated in Gloucester. Since 2011, the school has held academy status.

Ribston Hall High School places significant emphasis on nurturing pupils' diverse interests and talents beyond regular school hours, aiming to shape well-rounded individuals. The school offers a plethora of activities such as rugby, football, hockey, writing club, choir, and a retro games club, with many of these extracurricular pursuits taking place during lunchtime.

The school's curriculum is meticulously designed to cultivate effective and independent learners with lofty aspirations, striving for academic excellence. Emphasizing qualities like challenge, resilience, risk-taking, and curiosity, the curriculum spans various subjects, including chemistry, the arts, history, geography, politics, and more, spanning all key stages.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Ribston Hall High School is not limited to a specific catchment area.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
3+ applicants for every place
Ribston Hall High School, Gloucester, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Gloucestershire follows GL Assessment with Paper 1 and Paper 2.
Paper 1: Verbal Skills (Including Comprehension, Vocabulary and Verbal Reasoning)
Paper 2: Mathematics and Non-Verbal Skills

The upcoming Gloucestershire 11+ Exam is set to adopt a fully multiple-choice format, comprising two distinct papers:

Paper 1: Verbal Skills

This section will evaluate Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Verbal Reasoning. The overall duration of the paper is 60 minutes, with 45 minutes designated for actual testing. Timed sub-sections will be included, each commencing with instructions, samples, and practice questions.

Paper 2: Mathematical & Non-Verbal Skills

This paper will gauge proficiency in Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning, encompassing Spatial Reasoning. Similar to Paper 1, the total duration is 60 minutes, with 45 minutes allocated for the testing phase. The paper will be divided into timed sub-sections, each prefaced by instructions, samples, and practice questions.

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

The results will be sent through the registered mail from the respective schools.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (Verbal Skills, Mathematics and Non-Verbal Skills) . 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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