Founded in 1905, Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School (TWGGS) is a girls-only selective school in Kent. Over 1,000 pupils are taught a traditional curriculum, while building skills that will hold them in good stead for the modern world.
TWGGS has enjoyed great success in the creative arts and specialises in music with English. The school’s students also participate in a range of sporting activities, including football, curling and hockey.
Address: Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School, Southfield Road, Tunbridge Wells TN4 9UJ
Admissions Info: [email protected], 01892 520902
School Type: Girls’ Grammar
Number of pupils: 1,005 (approx.)
Number of Places in Year 7: 140
Open Day Date: September
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: Kent 11 Plus Exam
To be considered for a Year 7 place at Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School, pupils must sit the Kent 11 Plus Test. With 140 Year 7 places available at TWGGS, the school is often oversubscribed. In such instances, the following oversubscription criteria are used, giving priority to:
For more details about the school’s catchment area and its allocation of governors’ places, visit the website.
Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School Year 7 admissions are coordinated by Kent County Council, the Local Authority (LA). To register for the Kent Test at 11 Plus, parents need to complete an online registration form.
Once students have sat the Kent Test at eleven plus, parents must complete the Secondary Common Application Form and submit it online to Kent County Council. Parents will receive results of the exam via the LA in October and Year 7 place offers will be sent out in March of the following year.
Girls hoping to gain a place at TWGGS will have to sit the Kent 11 Plus exam. This is divided into the following sections:
To keep your daughter ahead of the competition for Year 7 entry at Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School, she must be organised, focused and prepare accordingly. Begin by creating an easy-to-follow revision timetable that covers all the required subjects, while also allowing time for relaxation.
For the Kent eleven plus test, practice exam papers should form an integral part of your child’s revision routine, as they can help you to monitor their progress.
For children sitting the Kent Test at 11+, we have specifically designed the following practice papers:
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The information provided about Tunbridge Wells Girls’ 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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