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The Blue Coat School

The Blue Coat School

Established in 1708, The Blue Coat School, a grammar school situated in Liverpool, England, caters to a diverse group of ambitious students in accordance with its motto, "Not for oneself, but for all." Renowned for consistently robust examination results, the school holds a distinguished position among the top-performing educational institutions in the region.

The school's curriculum is strategically crafted to foster independent and adaptable thinkers, equipping them for the complexities of contemporary life. Encompassing a wide array of subjects, including mathematics, sciences, social studies, and humanities, the educational program empowers students to develop a versatile skill set, enabling them to make informed choices for their future paths.

A wealth of extracurricular activities, ranging from artistic pursuits to STEM opportunities, provides students with diverse avenues for exploring their interests. This comprehensive selection caters to varied talents and preferences, offering meaningful ways for students to engage with their peers.

At Blue Coat, unwavering commitment to values such as inclusion, tolerance, and equality is upheld consistently. Pastoral initiatives center on promoting respect for differences and fostering a culture of openness. Both students and staff share the collective responsibility of intervening when they witness actions or behaviors that deviate from these core values.

Blue Coat seamlessly merges its rich heritage with modern educational practices. The school nurtures intellectually curious, inventive, and imaginative young individuals who not only exhibit commendable self-discipline but also navigate the challenges of higher education with steadfast resilience.

County / Area:
Co-Educational Grammar

No Specific Catchment area

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
7+ applicants for every place
The Liverpool Blue Coat School, Church Road, Liverpool, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
The 11+ examination at The Blue Coat School comprises two tests:
Mathematics and English set up by the school.

The 11+ examination at The Blue Coat School comprises two tests:

1. Mathematics (50 minutes):

   The Mathematics test features open-ended (standard format) questions designed to assess problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills. This includes questions spanning numbers, measurements, geometry, algebra, and statistics.

2. English (50 minutes):

   The English paper evaluates spelling, punctuation, and grammar skills, along with creative writing and reading comprehension abilities. It is structured into the following sections:

   - Section 1: Spelling

   - Section 2: Writing

   - Section 3: Punctuation

   - Section 4: Sentence Completion

   - Section 5: Developing Sentences

   - Section 6: Comprehension

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
July 2024
September 2024

You will receive the results either through email, an online link, or a letter dispatched via first-class post.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the Mathematics and English. 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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