Wirall- Liverpool 11 Plus Forum

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 Wirral and Liverpool. It applies to the following schools. Use the menu on the left to go into the area that most interests you.

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

Wirral and Liverpool 11 Plus exam forum grammar schools

Calday Grange Grammar School                 West Kirby Grammar School

St Anselm’s College                                        Wirral Grammar School for Boys

The Blue Coat School                                     Wirral Grammar School for Girls

Upton Hall School

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Which 11 Plus Exam Preparation Options Are Right For You ?

11 Plus Private Tutors

  • Personalised Work
  • 1-1
  • High feedback levels


  • VERY Expensive
  • Lots of work at home
  • Lots of travel

11 Plus Tuition Centres

  • Structured work
  • Third party involvement
  • Some feedback


  • Some children don't progress
  • Lots of work at home
  • Lots of travel

11 Plus Guided Courses

  • Structured work provided
  • No wasted time
  • Help and advice on hand


  • High parental commitment
  • Cost higher than DIY

11 Plus DIY- Books

  • Parents in full control
  • Work can be totally tailored
  • Lowest cost


  • Difficult to plan well
  • Difficult to deliver well
  • Maximum parental effort