Located in Tonbridge, Kent, Weald of Kent Grammar School is a selective grammar for girls aged 11-18. Previously known as Tonbridge Technical High School for Girls, the school was established in its current form in 1982.
An academy school, it holds specialisms in languages and science and has had National Teaching School status since 2014. Although the school challenges its girls with a rigorous curriculum, it also gives students the opportunity to pursue their passions outside of the classroom.
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Address: Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge TN9 2JP
Admissions Info: [email protected], 01732 373500
School Type: Girls’ Grammar
Number of pupils: 1,422 (approx.)
Number of Places in Year 7: 265 (175 at the Tonbridge site, 90 at the Sevenoaks Annexe)
Open Day Date: July
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: Kent 11 Plus Exam
Year 7 admission to Weald of Kent Grammar School is determined by pupil performance in the Kent eleven plus exam. In 2017, Weald of Kent Grammar School Academy Trust was granted permission to operate an annexe in Sevenoaks. This increased the number of Year 7 places to 265 overall, across two sites.
When the school is oversubscribed, it will give priority to:
Visit the school’s website for more information about its admissions policy.
To apply for a Year 7 place at Weald of Kent Grammar School, parents must register their child for the Kent Test. Under the coordinated Admissions Scheme, run by Kent County Council, parents can name four schools on the Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF). Parents must express their preferences, and rank them accordingly.
Kent County Council coordinates all admission applications on behalf of the school. Should parents have any questions about the admissions process, they should contact the Council, rather than the school.
Weald of Kent Grammar uses the Kent Test at 11 Plus to allocate Year 7 places. Children will be tested on Reasoning, English and Maths and will have to complete a writing task.
The exam format is as follows:
For students to have the best chance of gaining a place at Weald of Kent Grammar School, they need to have a thorough revision plan in place well ahead of the exam date. Regular revision will give them a better chance of improving their exam technique, while increasing their subject knowledge and learning how to perform well under exam conditions.
Parents can monitor their child’s academic progress with our selection of practice exam papers. These papers can help students to prepare for the Kent Test at 11 plus. We would specifically recommend the three tests below, all of which have been created with the Kent Test in mind:
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