Eleven Plus (11+) Practice Papers for Calderdale Grammar Schools, Halifax

 

WHERE TO SIT THE 11 PLUS (11+) CALDERDALE COMMON ENTRANCE EXAM?

There are two 11 plus grammar schools in Halifax, Calderdale. Their addresses and admissions links are provided below:

North Halifax Grammar School, Moorbottom Road, Illingworth, Halifax, HX2 9SU

The Crossley Heath School, Savile Park, Halifax, HX3 0HG

For further information on 11 Plus Halifax Grammar Schools Admissions please visit:

North Halifax Grammar School Admissions: https://www.nhgs.co.uk/admissions/school-admissions

The Crossley Heath School Admissions: https://www.crossleyheath.org.uk/admissions/

 

11 PLUS (11+) FOR PARENTS – CALDERDALE GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, HALIFAX

North Halifax Grammar School and The Crossley Heath School are both mixed grammar schools. North Halifax Grammar School allocates 180 places in Year 7 and The Crossley Heath School also allocates 180 places in Year 7. Both the North Halifax Grammar School and The Crossley Heath School follow the GL Assessment (University of Edinburgh) 11 plus selection test.

WHEN IS THE 11 PLUS (11+) TEST FOR CALDERDALE GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, HALIFAX?

The 11 plus exams for the Halifax Grammar Schools is in the month of September.

WHEN DO THE 11 PLUS (11+) RESULTS COME OUT FOR CALDERDALE GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, HALIFAX?

The results for the Halifax Grammar Schools come out in October. This is when parents are most likely to find out if their child has secured a Grammar School place.

WHEN DO PARENTS KNOW FOR SURE IF THEIR CHILD HAS SECURED A GRAMMAR SCHOOL PLACE?

Allocations of school places will be officially declared in March.

WHICH ELEVEN PLUS (11+) PRACTICE PAPERS ONLINE TESTS DO WE RECOMMEND?

North Halifax Grammar School - the exam consists of mathematics, verbal reasoning and English. We recommend our Silver Package. Note: You will have to work on English separately. We can guide you on this.

The Crossley Heath School - the exam consists of mathematics, verbal reasoning and English. We recommend our Silver Package. Note: You will have to work on English separately. We can guide you on this.

 

WHAT IS HALIFAX LIKE?

Halifax is a town in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It has been renowned from the 15th century onwards for the manufacture of wool which was bought and sold at the iconic and recently renovated cloth hall which is known as the Piece Hall. The town also houses the infamous Halifax Bank Head Office and Dean Clough which was one of the largest textile factories in the world during it’s time. It now holds office and retail units. Percy Shaw, a local haligonian, patented the ‘cats eye’ roadstud in 1934 which you commonly see on roads and motorways across the country.

 

WHERE DO THE CALDERDALE GRAMMAR SCHOOL STUDENTS COMMUTE FROM?

The list below shows the areas from where Calderdale Grammar School students commute. Note: This is not an exhaustive list.

Ainley Top, Akroydon, Bank Top, Birchencliffe, Birkby, Boothtown, Bradley, Brighouse, Buttershaw, Catherine Slack, Claremount, Clayton, Clayton Heights, Copley, Elland, Exley, Friendly, Greetland, Halifax, Harden, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall, Hightown , Hipperholme, Holmfield, Illingworth, King Cross, Lindley, Lee Mount, Lindwell, Little Bradley, Low Fields, Lower Shelf, Luddenden Foot, Lumbrook, Mankinholes & Lumbutts, Midgley, Mixenden, Mytholmroyd, Norton Tower, Northowram, Ovenden, Pule Hill, Pye Nest, Queensbury, Rastrick, Salterhebble, Savile Park, Shelf, Siddal, Skircoat Green, Southowram, Sowerby Bridge, Stainland, Stone Chair, Stoney Royd, Stump Cross, Sunnybank, Todmorden, Warley Road, Warley Town, West Vale.