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Pate’s Grammar School | Late Transfer (In-Year 12+ and 13+) Entry Information

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Introduction

 

Pate’s Grammar School is a co-educational grammar school in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED, it has received The Sunday Times ‘State Secondary School of the Year’ award twice. [1]

 

Academy status allows Pate’s to tailor their curriculum in accordance with the needs and demands of students. The wealth of academic and non-academic opportunities encourages an in-depth exploration of a number of disciplines, stretching pupils’ abilities beyond the limitations of the National Curriculum. 

 

An exceptional selection of extracurriculars is also on offer, ranging from CCF, choir and hockey to drama, jazz band and yoga. Additionally, the school strongly encourages participation in Outdoor Education activities, designed to enhance students’ personal development in parallel with their survival and leadership skills. [2]

 

Fostering a culture of excellence, Pate’s produces outstanding examination results and is invested in boosting pupils’ creativity, resilience and intellectual curiosity. Centred on a ‘work hard, play hard’ philosophy, the ethos embraces pupils from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds, providing them with unparalleled curricular and extracurricular offerings.

 

Pate’s Grammar School In-Year Entry (12 Plus & 13 Plus) Admissions Information

 

The standard entry point at Pate’s Grammar School is via the 11 Plus. However, the school also accepts applications from pupils interested in In-Year (Late) Entry. To assess pupils for In-Year entry, Pate’s Grammar School administers tests that include Mathematics and English. 

If you wish your child to be considered for In-Year entry, you should complete and submit the Register of Interest form, which can be accessed through this page

 

Pate’s Grammar School In-Year (Late Admissions) Entry Exam Information

 

Address: Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0HG

County: Gloucestershire

Admissions info: admissions@patesgs.org or 01242 523169

School type: Co-ed grammar school

Number of students: 995 (approx.)

 

As part of the assessment process for late transfer entry, your child will be asked to complete papers in English and Mathematics. There may also be a Science paper.

 

  • The English paper may examine both comprehension and writing skills, including inference, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation.

 

  • The Maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills. The paper will include questions on number, measurement, geometry, algebra and statistics.

 

  • The Science paper examines your child’s knowledge in the areas of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 

 

Pate’s Grammar School Late Transfer (In-Year) Practice Papers

 

To access our 12+ resource recommendations, please click the below links:

 

English (12+)

 

We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Pate’s Grammar School 12+ English paper:

 

12+ English Pack 1

 

12+ English Pack 2

 

12+ English: Spelling

 

12+ English: Rewrite & Improve

 

12+ English: Vocabulary & Grammar

 

12+ English: Punctuation

 

12+ English: Inference Skills

 

If you’d like to have your child’s writing assessed and marked, you may be interested in our Writing Marking Service. Please click here to learn more.

 

Mathematics (12+)

 

We highly recommend the use of the following pack to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of the Pate’s Grammar School 12 Plus maths test:

 

12+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

12+ Mathematics Pack 2

 

12+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

 

12+ Mathematics: Problem Solving

 


 

To access our 13+ resource recommendations, please click the below links:

 

English (13+)

 

We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Pate’s Grammar School 13+ English paper:

 

13+ English Pack 1

 

13+ English Pack 2

 

13+ English: Rewrite & Improve

 

Mathematics (13+)

 

We highly recommend the use of the following pack to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of the Pate’s Grammar School 13 Plus maths test:

 

13+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

Science (13+)

 

We highly recommend the following packs to help prepare your child for the Pate’s Grammar School 13 Plus science exam:

 

13+ Biology

 

13+ Physics

 

13+ Chemistry

 

 

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Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in Pate’s Grammar School past papers. The information provided about Pate’s Grammar School was believed to be correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.

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