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Sir Thomas Rich's School

Sir Thomas Rich's School

Founded in 1666, Sir Thomas Rich's School, located in Oakleaze, Gloucestershire, is a boys' grammar school that extends admission to girls in the Sixth Form. The school employs a house system, categorizing students into four houses: Northgate, Eastgate, Southgate, and Westgate. With a commitment to adhering to the national curriculum, the school's educational approach focuses on providing students with fundamental skills and vocabulary across various subjects. Creating an environment of disciplined learning, Sir Thomas Rich's School aims to challenge and inspire students to pursue academic excellence. Throughout the students' educational journey, the school maintains transparent communication with parents, keeping them informed about their child's progress and grades.

County / Area:
Boys Grammar

Sir Thomas Rich's School is not limited to a specific catchment area.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
3+ applicants for every place
Sir Thomas Rich's School, Oakleaze, Longlevens, Gloucester GL2 0LF, 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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