Kent 11 Plus Forum

This section has been written to help all families who are looking at the 11 Plus in Kent.

Parents often have questions about a range of 11 Plus exam areas such as preparation, what the test contains or what arrangements are in their area.

In this section we have answered the core questions most parents have about Kent. It applies to the following schools. Use the menu on the left to go into the area that most interests you, or click on the links below.

For a list of grammar schools in Kent with links to schools’ admissions pages and our own exam preparation pages go to Grammar Schools in Kent.

What is the 11 Plus exam format in Kent?

What questions are asked in Kent?

How to prepare for the 11 Plus in Kent

What is the pass mark in Kent?

Will we get a place in Kent?

Finding a tutor in Kent

Finding a tuition centre in Kent

How to prepare at home for the Kent 11 Plus test

Finding 11 Plus Practice Papers in Kent

Finding an 11 Plus exam in Kent

Kent 11 Plus exam forum grammar schools

Barton Court Grammar School          Oakwood park Grammar School

Chatham House Grammar School     Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School

Borden Grammar School    Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys

Clarendon House Grammar School  Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School

Dane Court Grammar School             Sir Roger Manwood’s School

Dartford Grammar School for Girls   The Folkestone School for Girls

Dartford Grammar School                  The Harvey Grammar School

Dover Grammar School for Boys       The Judd School

Dover Grammar School for Girls    The Norton Knatchbull School

Gravesend Grammar School           The Skinner’s School

Highsted Grammar School              Tonbridge School

Highworth Grammar School          Tunbridge Wells Girl’s Grammar School

Invicta Grammar School           Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls  Weald of Kent Grammar School

Maidstone Grammar School         Wilmington Grammar School for Boys

Mayfield Grammar School           Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

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