The North Halifax Grammar School

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County Yorkshire – Calderdale
Address The North Halifax Grammar School, Moorbottom Road, Illingworth, Halifax HX2 9SU
Type Mixed Grammar
Pupils 1,142
Places in Year 7 154
Open Days June
Competition 5 applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format Calderdale 11 Plus VR, Maths, Creative writing

 

Information about the school – The North Halifax Grammar School

The North Halifax Grammar School is a larger than average 11–18 selective school located on the northern boundary of Halifax. It draws students from a wide area and a large number of primary schools. The proportion of students attending the school known to be eligible for free school meals is much lower than the national average. The proportion of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities is also much lower than the national average. A small proportion of students are from minority ethnic backgrounds. The school was designated a high-performing specialist school in 2009, with a main specialism in science and a second specialism in modern languages. The school has achieved a number of awards including Investors in People, the Artsmark, Healthy School status, Eco-Schools Silver Award and intermediate International Schools Award.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for The North Halifax Grammar School

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