Heckmondwike Grammar School

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County Yorkshire – Kirklees
Address Heckmondwike Grammar School, High Street, Heckmondwike WF16 0AH
Type Mixed Grammar
Pupils 1,324
Places in Year 7 153
Open Days June
Competition 5-6 applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format Kirklees 11Plus – VR, NON VR, Maths



Description of the school – Heckmondwike Grammar School

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a larger than average selective school with a large sixth form. It is located in a West Yorkshire industrial town which has below average levels of affluence. The proportion of students attending the school eligible for free school meals is much lower than the national average. The proportion of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is also much lower than the national average. More than one quarter of the students is from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds. About one fifth of the students have a first language other than English. The school is designated a specialist Technology and Modern Languages College. It is also a Training School. The main school buildings date back to the nineteenth century and much of this accommodation is cramped. The school has achieved a number of awards including the Quality Standard for Careers Education and Guidance and the Healthy Schools Award.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Heckmondwike Grammar School

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