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Weald of Kent Grammar School

Weald of Kent Grammar School

Situated in Tonbridge, Kent, Weald of Kent Grammar School is a selective institution catering to girls aged 11-18. Established in its present form in 1982, the school accommodates approximately 1,400 students and holds specialist status in languages and science.

While the school presents a challenging curriculum, it strives for a balance by delivering engaging and constructive lessons through enthusiastic staff. The diverse academic offerings allow students to acquire skills across various subjects, including psychology, biology, chemistry, computer science, and economics, among others.

Weald of Kent Grammar School places a strong emphasis on cultivating students' interests beyond the classroom, boasting an enriching extracurricular program featuring clubs such as drama and art.

The school takes pride in its consistent sporting successes, particularly in hockey, athletics, and badminton. Students actively participate in competitions, achieving remarkable results at both local and national levels.

Viewing each student as a unique individual with untapped potential, Weald of Kent Grammar School is dedicated to fostering academic success and developing essential personal qualities for future triumphs. The school adopts a holistic approach, intertwining academic excellence with emotional intelligence to mold well-rounded individuals capable of navigating life's challenges.

As a community, the school values proper etiquette, expecting both staff and students to conduct themselves with integrity. Embracing resilience as a core ethos, students are encouraged to perceive challenges as opportunities for growth rather than obstacles.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar

Weald of Kent Grammar School has established a priority area determined by the proximity to the school.

- Priority Area A encompasses Tonbridge Town, the District of Sevenoaks, and the Parishes of Ightham, Ivy Hatch, Kings Hill, Pembury, Platt and St Mary’s Platt, Plaxtol, and Shipbourne.

- Priority Area B comprises all remaining postcodes.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
4 applicants for every place
Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Kent 11 Plus:
Paper 1 : Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
Paper 2: English and Maths
Paper 3: Creative Writing

Weald of Kent Grammar School employs the Kent 11 Plus exam structure, encompassing assessments in Reasoning, English, and Maths.

This test is utilized to evaluate the suitability of prospective students for admission to the school and is adopted by the majority, though not all, of the 35 wholly selective and 4 partially selective grammar schools in the region.

The exam format is as follows:

Section 1: A one-hour examination gauging students' reasoning abilities. Comprising shorter segments, the test assesses Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning, and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section 2: A one-hour examination evaluating proficiency in English and Maths.

Section 3: A 40-minute writing task, including 10 minutes of preparation time. Although the writing task is not scored for the 11 Plus exam, it may serve as supporting evidence in borderline cases.

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

Parents who have registered will receive their Kent Test results via email after 4 pm, providing a breakdown of their child's scores. Additionally, results will be accessible online from 5 pm, allowing parents to log in and review the outcomes.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the Kent 11 Plus (PESE) Test (Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, English, Maths and Creative Writing) . 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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