Founded in 1862, St Clement Danes School is a co-educational, partially selective academy based in the Hertfordshire village of Chorleywood. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, the school educates over 1,300 pupils aged between 11 and 18. St Clement Danes is part of the South West Herts Grammar School Consortium and offers a varied curriculum and broad extra-curricular timetable.
The school is committed to a high quality pastoral care programme and also has an active wellbeing programme, focusing on building students’ resilience and mental strength.
Address: St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, WD3 6EW
Admissions Info: [email protected], 01923 284169
School Type: Co-educational, partially selective
Number of pupils: 1,336 (approx.)
Number of Places in Year 7: 240
Open Day Date: October
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: GL Assessment
This article is relevant for those aiming for entry to the school based on the Academic Criterion. The school also offers an entry point via the Music criterion, which is not discussed here.
Admission to St Clement Danes School is handled through the Secondary Transfer process. To apply for a Year 7 place, parents must register their child with the South West Herts Schools Consortium. Registration can be done online and once completed, parents can view all exam dates and locations.
St Clement Danes is a popular school and is usually oversubscribed at Year 7. In cases where there are more applicants than available places, the school uses the following oversubscription criteria, giving priority to:
For a full explanation of the school’s oversubscription criteria, please consult the admissions policy.
To apply for 11+ entry to St Clement Danes School, parents must register their child with the South West Herts Schools Consortium. Registration can be done online at any time during the registration period. Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstances.
Paper registration forms can be collected from any of the schools within the Consortium and returned to:
South West Herts School Tests
PO Box 2439
Parents should always check their child’s eligibility for entry before registering in order to avoid disappointment.
St Clement Danes School follows the county’s Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.
Prospective pupils will sit the following exams:
The build-up to the St Clement Danes 11+ test can be an anxious time, but with some forward-planning and regular study sessions, preparation needn’t disrupt the usual routine.
Students should give themselves plenty of time for revision sessions. They should avoid trying to cram in a few sessions the week before the test. Pupils should adopt a steady approach to exam revision over a longer period of time to give them the best chance of performing well.
Parents should encourage their child to include 11 Plus practice papers in their study routine. Set these papers under timed conditions to give them practice of answering questions quickly and under pressure. This is a really efficient way to help studnets improve whilst identifying any weak areas that could do with a little more focus.
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