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The King's School Grantham

The King's School Grantham

Established in 1528, The King’s School is situated in the Lincolnshire market town of Grantham, holding academy status as an all-boys’ grammar school with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 pupils distributed among six houses. Notably, it counts the renowned scientist Isaac Newton among its alumni during his years of education from 1655 to 1659. The school's extensive curriculum is designed to foster intellectual and cognitive development, encompassing a diverse range of subjects such as sciences, technology, languages, mathematics, and other disciplines. This reflects the institution's commitment to maintaining high academic standards.

Guiding all initiatives at King’s is the principle of honor, directing individuals toward actions that serve the greater good. Mutual respect and consideration are viewed as essential elements in character development, producing adaptable learners and forward-thinking individuals who approach interactions with courtesy.

County / Area:
Boys Grammar

The King's School Grantham School does not have a formally established catchment area. As part of its criteria for managing high demand,it will prioritize children who live closer to the school.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
4+ applicants for every place
The King's School, Brook Street, Grantham NG31 6RP, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Lincolnshire 11+ Exam consists of two papers comprising of Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning.

The Lincolnshire 11+ Exam, developed by GL Assessment, assesses Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, and Spatial Reasoning through a multiple-choice format.

This examination comprises two papers:

  • The initial paper focuses on Verbal Reasoning, lasting for 50 minutes and featuring 80 questions. Various question types are presented in concise sections.

  • The second paper is administered a week later, encompassing Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning. This paper comprises five sections, each lasting 7 minutes and containing 14 questions. The first three sections address Non-Verbal Reasoning, while the last two sections pertain to Spatial Reasoning.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
January 2024
March 2024

The specific method of publishing 11+ Lincolnshire results may vary, but typically, the results are communicated through mail or postal services.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (Paper 1: Verbal Reasoning and Paper 2: Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning) . 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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