What is the 11 Plus exam format in Dorset?

Bournemouth School for Girls

Bournemouth School

Parkstone Grammar School

Poole Grammar School

Bournemouth Grammar Schools – Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English ( all GL tests)  and an English writing test set by the school.

Poole Grammar School – Verbal Reasoning , Maths and English (all GL)

Parkstone Grammar School – Verbal Reasoning, Maths and English (all GL)

For a list of all grammar schools in the UK go to our Grammar Schools List

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