King Edward VI Grammar School

Admissions and 11 Plus exam information for King Edward VI Grammar School. Use the site to help you find out how to be successful with an 11 Plus exam application to King Edward VI Grammar School.

About King Edward VI Grammar School

King Edward VI Grammar School became a specialist science college in 2004, having gained leading edge status for exemplary practice in 2003, which was renewed in 2006. While it is a little smaller than most secondary schools, the sixth form is relatively large. Students are high attaining on entry in Year 7 with very few having learning difficulties or disabilities. Only boys are admitted at this stage and most stay for the whole of their secondary education. Boys and girls from other schools are accepted into the sixth form, in which girls comprise about one fifth. Many students come from advantaged backgrounds. Few are eligible for free school meals. An increasing number come from minority ethnic backgrounds, their proportion slightly exceeds that nationally, and all speak English fluently.

County Essex
Address King Edward VI Grammar School, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford CM1 3SX
Type Boys Grammar
Pupils 892
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days July
King Edward VI Grammar School 11+ Resources Maths resources                                    English resources                                  Verbal Reasoning resources                Non Verbal Reasoning resources
Competition 7 applicants for every place
Exam Format Essex 11 Plus CSSE 
School Website


King Edward VI Grammar School 11+ Preparation Advice

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11 Plus Exam Preparation for King Edward VI Grammar School

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