The Spires College

Admissions and 11 Plus exam information for The Spires College. Use the site to help you find out how to be successful with an 11 Plus exam application to The Spires College.

About The Spires College

The Spires College is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the Devon town of Torquay, England. The Spires College is a bilateral school, with places for children who reach the required standard in the 11+ test and for those who do not take the test or do not reach the required standard. There is also specialist unit for students with hearing Impairment.

County Devon
Address The Spires College, Westlands Lane, Torquay TQ1 3PE
Type Mixed Bilateral school (part selective entry) 50% of places based on ability
Pupils 1,322
Places in Year 7 135 selective places
Open Days June/September
The Spires College 11+ Resources EnglishMaths
Competition 3+ applicants for every place
Exam Format GL11 Plus – Maths and English
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The Spires College 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for The Spires College 11+ exam is just as important how much you revise. You can get information on how to prepare for the exam on our Top Ten 11 Plus Preparation Tips page. While it is recommended to start revision and preparation early, if you have left it late to begin, the we suggest visiting our Last Minute Preparation page to see our last minute process and plan. If the eleven plus exam is approaching soon and you are looking for advice for the day, then check out our 11 Plus Exam Day Tips page.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for The Spires College

Many parents search for official resources relevant for The Spires College 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 The Spires College 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.