St Ambrose College

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

About St Ambrose College

St Ambrose is a Catholic boys’ grammar school which is situated in an affluent area, however, most students come from outside the local area. They come from a range of backgrounds, although the entitlement to free school meals is low. Students are selected on the basis of an entrance examination. While the proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is increasing, it is still well below the national average. Very few students have learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The school gained specialist status in mathematics and computing in 2005.

County Greater Manchester
Address St Ambrose College, Wicker Lane, Halebarns, Altrincham WA15 0HE
Type Boys’ Catholic Grammar
Pupils 963
Places in Year 7 130
Open Days July
St Ambrose College 11+ Resources Maths resources                              English resources                                Verbal Reasoning resources
Competition 6+ applicants for every place
Exam Format School Written 11 Plus
School Website


St Ambrose College 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the St Ambrose 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, then 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 St Ambrose College

Many parents search for official resources relevant for St Ambrose 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 St Ambrose College go to our exam papers and books section for Greater Manchester.

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 Greater Manchester Mock Exams page for more information on Greater Manchester Mock test centres.