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Woodford County High School for Girls

Woodford County High School for Girls

Woodford County High School (WCHS) stands as a distinguished all-girls grammar school situated in the London Borough of Redbridge. With roots tracing back to 1919, the institution is celebrated for its exceptional academic curriculum, providing a challenging and inspiring educational experience for over 800 pupils to realize their full potential.

Beyond its rigorous academic offerings, WCHS places a significant emphasis on extracurricular activities and community service, fostering the development of leadership skills and encouraging students to contribute positively to their local community.

The school hosts a diverse range of clubs and societies, including a student-led charity committee dedicated to organizing fundraising events and supporting local causes. WCHS also prides itself on an outstanding sports program, with teams competing at both local and national levels.

Woodford ensures students are well-equipped with the skills necessary for modern life, utilizing cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art facilities. The school is committed to cultivating a diverse, welcoming, and innovative environment where every pupil can thrive and flourish. Consequently, Woodford County High School is highly sought-after for entry into Year 7.

County / Area:
Girls Grammar
London Borough of Redbridge

Woodford County High School has a catchment area, and priority for  admission is determined based on the location and distance of students  from the school.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
7+ applicants for every place
Woodford County High School, High Road, Woodford, Woodford Green IG8 9LA, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
Woodford County High School for Girls administers the GL Assessment 11+ exam, comprising two papers that evaluate the following subjects:

English and Verbal Reasoning
Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning (including Spatial Reasoning)

The 11 Plus Exam format for Woodford County High School is crafted by GL Assessment and comprises two papers:

Paper 1: This is a 55-minute English and Verbal Reasoning Paper. The English section spans 30 minutes, including a 5-minute practice test. The Verbal Reasoning section lasts 25 minutes, also with a 5-minute practice test. All questions in this paper are in a multiple-choice format.

Paper 2: This 55-minute paper encompasses both Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The Non-Verbal Reasoning section runs for 25 minutes and consists of 5 subtests. Following this is the Mathematics section, which lasts 30 minutes and includes a 5-minute practice segment. Similar to Paper 1, all questions in Paper 2 are presented in a multiple-choice format.

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

Individual result slips for candidates in years 11-13 will be distributed in person at the center on results days. Students in other year groups will receive their result slips by post.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (English & Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics & Non-Verbal 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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