Yorkshire North 11 Plus Exam Format

Background to the 11 Plus Exam in Yorkshire – North

There are three Grammar Schools in Yorkshire – North that children will need to take an 11 Plus Exam to get into.

Ermysted Grammar School

Ripon Grammar School

Skipton Girls’ High School


Yorkshire – North 11 Plus Exam Format Details 

Ermysted and Ripon have a test which involves Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning set by GL.


Skipton has a test involving papers in Verbal Reasoning, Maths and English. All tests are set by GL.



Preparation for the 11 Plus Exam in Yorkshire – North

Firstly it is important to understand what preparation options you have and what might be the most suitable route to go down. Go forward to our 11 Plus preparation options page to understand what the options are and to start thinking about which one might be best for you.

If your child is in year three or four currently then you might also find it useful to understand what advice we offer parents who want to start helping their children at this stage.

If your child is in the latter stages of year four or in year five then we offer different advice designed to help families who are closer to the exam date.

If your child is part way through year five or quite close to the exam then we have tried to show how you can use the time you might have available most effectively.