There are two grammar schools in Manchester. Their addresses and admissions links are provided below:
Stretford Grammar School, Granby Rd, Stretford, Manchester, M32 8JB
Urmston Grammar School, Newton Rd, Urmston, Manchester, M41 5UG
For further information on Manchester Grammar Schools Admissions please visit:
Stretford Grammar School Admissions: http://www.stretfordgrammar.com/admissions-menu/school-admission/
Urmston Grammar School Admissions: http://www.urmstongrammar.org.uk/admissions-introduction/
11 PLUS FOR PARENTS – MANCHESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
Both Stretford Grammar School and Urmston Grammar School are mixed education grammar schools.
Stretford Grammar School allocates 128 places in Year 7 and Urmston Grammar School allocates 150 places in Year 7.
Both Stretford Grammar School and Urmston Grammar School follow the CEM (University of Durham) 11 plus selection test.
WHEN IS THE 11 PLUS TEST FOR MANCHESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS?
The 11 plus exams for the Manchester Grammar Schools is in the month of September.
WHEN DO THE 11 PLUS RESULTS COME OUT FOR MANCHESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS?
The results for the Manchester 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 11+ PRACTICE PAPERS ONLINE TESTS DO WE RECOMMEND?
Stretford Grammar School - the exam consists of numerical reasoning (maths), verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. We recommend our Gold Package (https://www.11practicepapers.co.uk/11-plus-subscription). Note: You will have to work on vocabulary and comprehension separately. We can guide you on this.
Urmston Grammar School - the exam consists of numerical reasoning (maths), verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. We recommend our Gold Package (https://www.11practicepapers.co.uk/11-plus-subscription). Note: You will have to work on vocabulary and comprehension separately. We can guide you on this.
Manchester is the 6th largest city in the United Kingdom. It has a population which is under 600,000 people. It remained a manorial township during the Middle Ages but rapidly expanded at the turn of the 19th century. Its textile manufacturing industry helped the city grow during the Industrial Revolution making it the world’s first industrialised city. It gained its city status in 1853. It is the third most visited city in the UK and is renowned for its music, media, arts, culture, sports and transport.
The list below shows the areas from where Manchester Grammar School students commute. Note: This is not an exhaustive list.
Abraham Heights, Aldcliffe, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bare, Bolton Town End, Bolton-le-sands, Bowerham, Bulk, Bury, Freehold, Golgotha, Hala, Hare Runs, Haverbreaks, Heaton, Hest Bank, Manchester, Marsh, Moorlands, Morecambe, Newlands, Oldham, Overton, Primrose, Ridge, Rochadale, Ryelands, Sandylands, Scale Hall, Scotforth, Skerton, Slyne, Stockport, Stodday, Stretford, Swinton, The Greaves, Torrisholme, White Lund, Wigan, Worsley.