Ilford County High School

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About Ilford County High School

Ilford County High School is a selective grammar school drawing boys from a wide area around Ilford. It has specialist college status in science. Competition for places is strong; applicants take an 11+ examination with one in seven being admitted. Students join from around 45 primary schools and significant numbers join from the private sector. The proportions of students eligible for free school meals or who have learning difficulties or disabilities are well below average and none is looked after by the local authority. The proportion of students for whom English is not their first language is very high. The vast majority of students continue their studies in the sixth form, where they are joined by about 30 who transfer from other schools.

County Essex/London Borough of Redbridge
Address Ilford County High School, Fremantle Road, Barkingside, IG6 2JB
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 877
Places in Year 7 115-120
Open Days June
Ilford County High School 11+ Resources English




Competition 7+ applicants for every place
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – English, Verbal Reasoning, Maths, Non-Verbal Reasoning
School Website


Ilford County High School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Ilford County High 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 Ilford County High School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Ilford County High 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 Ilford County High School go to our exam papers and books section for London Redbridge.

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.