Yorkshire Calderdale 11 Plus Exam Format

Background to the 11 Plus Exam in Yorkshire – Calderdale

There are two Grammar Schools in Yorkshire – Calderdale that children will need to take an 11 Plus Exam to get into.

Crossley Heath Grammar School

The North Halifax Grammar School

Yorkshire – Calderdale 11 Plus Exam Format Details

In Yorkshire – Calderdale both Grammar Schools have the same exam.

Verbal Reasoning- Set by GL

Maths- School Written

An extended writing test which is only marked to help decide the final few places. This is set by the school.

Preparation for the 11 Plus Exam in Yorkshire – Calderdale

Firstly it is important to understand what preparation options you have and what might be the most suitable route to go down. Go forward to our 11 Plus preparation options page to understand what the options are and to start thinking about which one might be best for you.

If your child is in year three or four currently then you might also find it useful to understand what advice we offer parents who want to start helping their children at this stage.

If your child is in the latter stages of year four or in year five then we offer different advice designed to help families who are closer to the exam date.

If your child is part way through year five or quite close to the exam then we have tried to show how you can use the time you might have available most effectively.