There are two selective schools in Salisbury. Their addresses and admissions links are provided below:
Bishop Wordsworth’s School, 11 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2ED
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls, Stratford Rd, Salisbury, SP1 3JJ
For further information on Salisbury Selective Schools Admissions please visit:
Bishop Wordsworth’s School Admissions: http://www.bws-school.org.uk/Admissions/
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls Admissions: https://www.swgs.wilts.sch.uk/defaultPage.asp?Page=162
Bishop Wordsworth’s School is a single-sex boys selective school and South Wilts Grammar School for Girls is a single-sex girls selective school.
Bishop Wordsworth’s School allocates 160 places in Year 7 and follows the CEM (University of Durham) 11 plus selection test.
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls allocates 160 places in Year 7 and follows the GL (University of Edinburgh) 11 plus selection test.
WHEN IS THE 11 PLUS TEST FOR SALISBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, WILTSHIRE?
The 11 plus exams for the Salisbury Grammar Schools is in the month of September.
WHEN DO THE 11 PLUS RESULTS COME OUT FOR SALISBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, WILTSHIRE?
The results for the Salisbury 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?
Bishop Wordsworth’s School - the exam consists of numerical reasoning (maths), verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. We recommend our Gold Package. Our outstanding 11+ online tests are second to none. Note: You will have to work on vocabulary and comprehension separately, but we can guide you on this.
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls - the exam consists of mathematics, verbal reasoning and English. We recommend our Silver Package. Our outstanding 11+ online tests are second to none. Note: You will have to work on English separately, but we can guide you on this.
Salisbury is located at the confluence of rivers Avon, Bourne, Ebble and Wylye. It is a cathedral city in Wiltshire with a population of under 45,000. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stonehenge is located there. Salisbury has been welcoming travellers since 1227 and is steeped in history. Its heritage and upbeat culture attracts plenty of visitors from around the world. At Salisbury Cathedral, they have manuscripts of the Magna Carta from 1215 AD. Salisbury also annually hosts the Salisbury International Arts Festival which fills the streets with many different events. It was awarded Purple Flag status for a great night out.
The list below shows the areas from where Salisbury Grammar School students commute. Note: This is not an exhaustive list.
Alderbury, Bemerton, Bemerton Heath, Bishopdown, Bodenham, Britford, Charlton All Saints, Churchfields, Ford, Gomeldon, Harnham, Homington, Hurdcott, Laverstock, Little Durnford, Lower Woodford, Netton, Nunton, Odstock, Petersfinger, Salisbury, Salterton, Shute End, Stratford Sub Castle, The Close, The Friary, West Gomeldon, Westwood, Winterbourne Dauntsey, Winterbourne Earls, Winterbourne Gunner, Wyndham Park.