Dame Alice Owen’s School

Admissions and 11 Plus exam information for Dame Alice Owen’s School. Use the site to help you find out how to be successful with an 11 Plus exam application to Dame Alice Owen’s School.

About Dame Alice Owen’s School

This is a large school, with the majority of students living locally although a sizeable number travel from a wide area of North London. About 20 places a year are reserved for children living in Islington. This is a legacy of the school’s original foundation some 400 years ago, in Islington. Some places (65) are awarded by academic selection and the overall attainment on entry to the school is very high. There are 10 places assigned on musical aptitude. Measures of social prosperity are higher than the national average. The school has been a specialist language college since 1996 and recently added science as a second specialism.

County Hertfordshire
Address Dame Alice Owen’s School, Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar EN6 2DU
Type Mixed partially selective
Pupils 1,438
Places in Year 7 200 – 32% selective                        10% musical ability
Open Days October
Competition 4+ applicants for every place
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Maths and Verbal Reasoning 
School Website http://damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk


Dame Alice Owen’s School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Dame Alice Owen’s 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 Dame Alice Owen’s School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Dame Alice Owen’s 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 Dame Alice Owen’s School go to our exam papers and books section for Hertfordshire.

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