Newstead Wood School

Admissions and 11 Plus exam information for Newstead Wood School. Use the site to help you find out how to be successful with an 11 Plus exam application to Newstead Wood School.

County London – Bromley
Address Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington BR6 9SA
Type Girls’ Grammar
Pupils 1,015
Places in Year 7 160
Open Days September
Competition 8+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format Newstead Wood 11 Plus. GL – Verbal Reasoning, GL – Non-Verbal Reasoning 



Information about the school – Newstead Wood School

Newstead Wood School is an average sized girls’ grammar school with over a third of its students in the sixth form. Since September 2004, the school has had engineering specialist status. In 2008, it gained a second specialism in languages. In 2008, the school secured recognition from the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust as a Gifted and Talented Lead School. The proportion of students who are eligible for free school meals is well below average. Very few girls have special educational needs and/or disabilities. The percentage of students from minority ethnic backgrounds is above average with an average percentage whose first language is not English. The school has achieved many awards such as the International School Award and will be offering the International Baccalaureate from September 2010.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Newstead Wood School

For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to Newstead Wood School go to our exam papers and books section for London Bromley.