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Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

Established in 1963 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School is a co-educational institution that, despite its relatively recent founding, has dedicated substantial efforts to crafting a modern and innovative educational program. This program equips students with the technological knowledge essential for navigating the challenges presented by a rapidly evolving world.

The school's curriculum is expansive and demanding across all key stages, extending well beyond the national curriculum. While covering core subjects such as physics, English, chemistry, and mathematics, students also have the opportunity to explore diverse areas like graphic design, food science, philosophy, and ethics.

Recognizing that educational well-being extends beyond grades, Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School offers a plethora of extracurricular activities and clubs. These include an advanced tech club, performing arts clubs, a food science club, a feminist society, and more.

Positioning itself as a trailblazer in modern education, the school actively works towards empowering future visionaries. Its inclusive environment fosters academic exchanges and contributes to the enhancement of emotional intelligence among students. The school takes great pride in its strong sense of community, acknowledging the exemplary conduct and attitudes exhibited by its pupils.

Given the substantial investment in its educational approach and innovative technologies, it comes as no surprise that the school's students consistently achieve remarkable results, as noted in Ofsted reports that consistently rate the school as "Outstanding."

County / Area:
Mixed Grammar

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School has a designated catchment area, and admission priorities are determined by the proximity of students' residences to the school. This ensures that those living in closer proximity are given preference in the admission process.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
Roughly 30% achieve the qualifying score, and placements are subsequently allocated based on proximity to the school gate.
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment
Paper 1 : Technical English, Comprehension and Verbal Reasoning
Paper 2 : Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Mathematics

GL Assessment is the designated exam board for the 11+ Test in Buckinghamshire. The Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Test consists of two papers evaluating:

1. Comprehension, technical English, and Verbal Reasoning

2. Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning, and Mathematics

Each test paper has a duration of approximately 45 minutes, and all questions are presented in a multiple-choice format. The 11+ Secondary Transfer Test is structured with the following weightings:

- Verbal Ability – 50%

- Non-Verbal Ability – 25%

- Numerical Ability – 25%

Responses to all questions are recorded on a separate answer sheet, with each correct answer earning one raw age-standardized mark.

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

For students enrolled in Buckinghamshire state-funded primary schools, a letter will be dispatched to inform parents about the process of accessing their child's results.


For children attending schools outside the county and Partner schools, results will be delivered via email.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the STT Paper 1: (Comprehension, Technical English and Verbal Reasoning) and Paper 2: (Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Mathematics). The sessions are online and highly interactive. Speak to us about how we can help your child.

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