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The Crossley Heath Grammar School

The Crossley Heath Grammar School

Established in 1985, The Crossley Heath Grammar School is a co-educational grammar school located in Halifax, West Yorkshire, with a student body exceeding 1100 individuals aged between 11 and 18.

The school provides a stimulating and engaging curriculum aimed at fostering the development of each student, nurturing self-belief, aspiration, and purpose. Subjects such as computer science, biology, geography, chemistry, and economics form a solid foundation for pupils.

A diverse range of extracurricular activities, including cheerleading, computing, netball, samba, eco-club, guitar, and movie club, are available for students to choose from. Sporting events typically take place on Saturday mornings and after school, while other club engagements are scheduled during lunchtime.

While emphasizing academic excellence, the school's primary focus is on building a warm and genuinely inclusive community that encourages students to reach their full potential, making the learning experience both enjoyable and fun. The institution is dedicated to helping students develop resilience and mental well-being, equipping them to navigate challenging and stressful situations. Additionally, Crossley Heath Grammar School provides exemplary pastoral care, with a specific focus on each student's personal development.

The school's commitment to personal growth has solidified its reputation as an outstanding educational institution. Notably, recent exam results reflect exceptional performance, with 99% of students achieving 5 or more 9-4 grades in GCSE exams and a 99% pass rate, including 66% of grades at A*-B in A-level exams. These outstanding outcomes pave the way for students to secure places at prestigious universities. Acknowledging its quality, Ofsted has awarded the school an "Outstanding" report.

County / Area:
Co-Educational Grammar School

No Catchment Area

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
5 applicants for every place
The Crossley Heath School, Skircoat Moor Road, Halifax, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment
Paper 1: English and Verbal Reasoning
Paper 2: Non-Verbal Reasoning and Mathematics

The 11 Plus examination at The Crossley Heath Grammar School comprises two tests:

1. English and Verbal Reasoning

2. Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning

These tests, developed by GL Assessment, will have age-standardised scores.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
March 2024
June 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 GL Assessment (English, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning & 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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