Bishop Wordsworth’s School

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

About Bishop Wordsworth’s School

Bishop’s enjoys a hard earned reputation as one of the finest schools in the country. The school is well known for its traditions of excellence, its strong links with the Church of England and the Cathedral, and its sense of pride in the school community. The school has Language College Status, and a second specialism in Science, both of which have further enhanced both facilities and quality of provision, and BWS also became an Academy School in March 2011. There is also extensive curricular collaboration at post-16 level with South Wilts Grammar School for Girls.

County Wiltshire
Address Bishop Wordsworth’s School, 11 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EB
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 884
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days June/July
Competition 3+ applicants for every place
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – English, Verbal Reasoning, Maths, Non-Verbal Reasoning
School Website


Bishop Wordsworth’s School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Bishop Wordsworth’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 Bishop Wordsworth’s School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Bishop Wordsworth’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 Bishop Wordsworth’s School go to our exam papers and books section for Wiltshire.

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.