THE 11+ EXAM IN BIRMINGHAM

Information about the 11+ exam in Birmingham.

The 11plus in Birmingham and surrounding area.

Initially, it is important that you know the admissions process for grammar schools in the Birmingham area., dates, administration format and 11plus content for the Birmingham area.
Birmingham schools use an 11plus exam produced by CEM (Part of Durham University.) All 8 grammar schools in Birmingham use the same 11plus exam.

The Test Papers

The Birmingham schools are state schools and so do not charge fees. These schools use academic selection and entry is based on your child’s 11 Plus examination results.
The test contains questions that access your child’s standards in Literacy/Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
It seems that there are no past papers are available to practice with.
The Birmingham 11 Plus exam is thought to be scored in this format:-
• 50% of points for Literacy/Verbal Reasoning skills,
• 25% for Mathematics skills
• 25% for Non-Verbal Reasoning skills.
The literacy section the examination will probably test your child on comprehension and levels of vocabulary. As with all 11plus exams the content and format may change at any time but solid literacy and mathematical skills will always remain important.

The Grammar Schools

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School 
Phone: 0121 250 5400

Email: Contact Form on Website

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

Handsworth Grammar School
Phone: 0121 554 2794

Email: Contact Form on Website

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Aston School
Phone: 0121 327 1130

Email: enquiry@keaston.bham.sch.uk

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Camp Hill Girls' School
Phone: 0121 444 2150

Email: head@kechg.org.uk

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Camp Hill Boys' School  
Phone: 0121 444 3188

Email: enquiry@camphillboys.bham.sch.uk

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Five Ways School
Phone: 0121 475 3535

Email: office@kefw.org

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Handsworth School
Phone: 0121 554 2342

Email: office@kingedwardvi.bham.sch.uk

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

Sutton Coldfield Girls' School
Phone: 0121 354 1479

Email: enquiry@suttcold.bham.sch.uk

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Birmingham 11plus exam

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

These grammar schools are close to Birmingham.

Warwickshire and Birmingham schools are part of  'The Grammar Schools in Birmingham' and they share the same test. These 11plus exams take place on the same day and children are not allowed to sit the test twice.

Warwickshire Grammar Schools


Walsall Grammar Schools

Alcester Grammar School
Phone: 01789762494

Email: office@alcestergs.com

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Warwickshire 11plus exam:

Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

King Edward VI Grammar School Stratford
Phone: 01789 293 351

Email: office@kes.net

Date to Register: May - July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Warwickshire 11plus exam:

Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

Stratford Girls' Grammar School

Phone: 0161 865 2293

Email: admin@stratfordgrammar.com

Date to Register: May - June

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Warwickshire 11plus exam:

Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

Lawrence Sheriff School
Phone: 01788542074

Email: lss@lawrencesheriffschool.com

Date to Register:

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Warwickshire 11plus exam:

Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

Rugby High School for Girls
Phone: 01788 810518

Email: rhsadmin@rugbyhighschool.co.uk

Date to Register: June - July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Warwickshire 11plus exam:

Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

Walsall Grammar Schools

 

Queen Mary's Grammar School
Phone: 01922 720696

Email: postbox@qmgs.walsall.sch.uk

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Walsall 11plus exam:

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

Queen Mary's High School
Phone: 01922 721013

Email: 

Date to Register: July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content for Walsall 11plus exam:

English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non - Verbal Reasoning

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Further Information

​Your child’s Head Teacher will be able to answer most questions.
 

All information about the selection test can be seen on the Council’s website https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/

or visit their Schools Page

** This information is provided for guidance only and while the content is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate we cannot be held in any way responsible for any errors or omissions that it may contain. Please contact your LA or chosen grammar school for all admission and elevenplus exam queries.**