Torquay Girls’ Grammar School

Specific admissions and 11 plus exam information to help you to be successful with an 11 Plus application to Torquay Girls’ Grammar School. Use the information below to find our recommended 11 Plus books and papers that specifically relate to your application.

About Torquay Girls’ Grammar School

Torquay Girls Grammar School converted to academy status in February 2011. Its specialist status in the humanities was also re-designated in 2008. The specialist subjects are geography, history and religious education. The school is of average size for a secondary school. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is well below that found in most schools. The number of students from minority ethnic groups is about average, as is the number of students who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities, including those with a statement of special educational needs, is well below average. Most students join the school at age 11 years and continue into the sixth form. The school collaborates with the local boys’ grammar school to extend the curriculum offer for sixth form students at both schools.

County Devon
Address Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, 30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
Type Girls’ Grammar
Pupils 858
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days June/September
Torquay Girls’ Grammar School 11+ Resources EnglishMaths
Competition 3+ applicants for every place
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Maths and English
School Website


Torquay Girls’ Grammar School 11+ Preparation Advice

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11 Plus Exam Preparation for Torquay Girls’ Grammar School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Torquay Girls’ Grammar School to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to Torquay Girls’ Grammar School go to our exam papers and books section for Devon.

On our Free 11 Plus Papers page, you will find a wide range of resources to download and use for your child’s preparation. We have papers for Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English and many more.

Completing 11 Plus Mocks are also useful preparation for the real thing. You can get more information on completing an 11+ Mock at home here or visit our Devon Mock Exams page for more information on Devon Mock test centres.