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Wallington County Grammar School

Wallington County Grammar School

Wallington County Grammar School (WCGS) stands as a distinguished boys' grammar school situated in the London Borough of Sutton. Established in 1927, it has earned recognition as one of the nation's top-performing schools, as evidenced by outstanding GCSE and A-level results. The school's impressive list of alumni includes accomplished professionals such as neuroscientists, composers, archaeologists, and authors.

WCGS offers a comprehensive syllabus with diverse subject options, allowing boys to explore their academic capabilities and enhance their competencies. From science, mathematics, and Latin to modern foreign languages, food technology, and design and technology, the curriculum ensures that students are well-prepared for the challenges of higher education and life beyond.

A notable feature of WCGS is its extensive array of extracurricular activities. Whether engaging in coding, dance, the African Caribbean Society, Duke of Edinburgh Award, creative writing, music composition, or numerous other pursuits, boys have the opportunity to develop social skills and enhance their non-academic versatility. This enriching experience takes full advantage of WCGS's vibrant and competitive environment.

County / Area:
Boys Grammar

No catchment area

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
10+ applications for every place.
Wallington County Grammar School, Croydon Road, Wallington SM6 7PH, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
SET Stage 1 - English and Maths (Multiple Choice)
Stage 2 - English and Maths (Free Response)

The 11+ Exam at Wallington County Grammar School comprises two stages:

  1. Stage 1: Involves multiple-choice assessments in both Maths and English, each lasting around 45 minutes. This phase, known as the Selective Eligibility Test (SET), is conducted in collaboration with other grammar schools in Sutton. The outcome of the SET determines a boy's eligibility for the second stage of the test.

  2. Stage 2: Encompasses non-multiple-choice assessments in both Maths and English. The Maths section involves standard format questions, while the English paper is a Writing task that requires a response to a given prompt.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
1st May 2023
4th August 2023

If your son successfully clears the Selective Eligibility Test, he will receive an invitation to participate in the Second Stage Entrance Examination. If your son passes this examination, it is essential to include Wallington County Grammar School on the Common Application Form (CAF) to be considered for a place at the school.

The CAF is issued by your home Local Authority during your child's Year 6, and you utilize it to apply to any school, irrespective of the school's location within a Local Authority.

How to prepare:

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