Bournemouth School

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

About Bournemouth School

The School, which was founded in 1901, is an over-subscribed grammar school for boys (with girls in the sixth form) serving Bournemouth and the surrounding area. The school’s published admission number for Year 7 entry is 150 with students having to pass an examination to join.  A number of students join in Year 12 from other local schools. The School converted to become an academy on 1st September 2011.  Shortly afterwards, they were inspected by Ofsted and judged to be “outstanding”.

County Dorset
Address Bournemouth School, East Way, Bournemouth BH8 9PY
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 1,085
Places in Year 7 150
Open Days July
Competition 5 applicants for every place
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English
School Website



 Bournemouth School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Bournemouth School 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 Bournemouth School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth School go to our exam papers and books section for Dorset.

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 Dorset Mock Exams page for more information on Dorset Mock test centres.