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Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information 2024

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Introduction

 

Woodford County High School (WCHS) is a selective all-girls grammar school situated in the London Borough of Redbridge. Dating back to 1919, the school is renowned for its outstanding academic curriculum, which challenges and inspires over 800 pupils to reach their full potential.

 

In addition to its rigorous academic program, WCHS places a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities and community service, allowing students to develop leadership skills and make a positive impact in their local community.

 

The school boasts a variety of clubs and societies, including a student-led charity committee that organizes fundraising events and supports local causes. WCHS also has an excellent sports program, with teams competing at both local and national levels.

 

At Woodford, students are equipped with the skills necessary for modern life through the use of cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art facilities. The school prides itself on creating a diverse, welcoming, and innovative environment where every pupil can thrive and flourish. As a result, Woodford County High School is highly sought-after for Year 7 entry.

 

Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information 2024

 

Address: High Road, Woodford Green IG8 9LA

County: London Borough of Redbridge

Admissions info: enquiries@woodford.redbridge.sch.uk, 020 8504 0611

School type: Girls’ Grammar

Number of pupils: 853 (approx.)

Number of places in Year 7: 180

Open Day date: June

Exam date: September

Pass mark: Aim for 90%+ in our practice tests. See below for more details.

Exam type / Board: GL Assessment

 

Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Admissions

 

Year 7 admissions to Woodford County High School for Girls are managed by the local authority, the London Borough of Redbridge (LBR). There is plenty of competition for the 180 Year 7 places at WCHS, so parents are advised to visit the school ahead of registration.

 

In the event of there being more applicants than available Year 7 places, the school applies the following oversubscription criteria, giving priority to:

 

  • Looked after and previously looked after children
  • Children living in the school’s catchment area who are entitled to the Pupil Premium (up to 18 places)
  • Other children living in the catchment area, according to the total standardised score in overall order of merit
  • Children living outside the catchment area, according to the total standardised score in overall order of merit.

 

You can find more details of WCHS’s admissions process and catchment area via the school’s website here. You can view the school’s exact location on the map below:

 

 

 

How to Apply for 11 Plus (11+) Entry to Woodford County High School for Girls

 

Year 7 admission to Woodford County High School for Girls is based on the results of an eleven plus exam entrance test. To be eligible to sit this exam, parents must register their daughter before the closing date via the LBR’s website. LBR does not accept any late applications, even under exceptional circumstances, and there is no waiting list available either.

 

Woodford County High School Catchment Area

 

Does Woodford County High School have a catchment area?

 

Yes, there is a catchment area with priority based on location and distance from the school.

 

Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format

 

Woodford County High School for Girls uses the GL Assessment 11+ exam. This test consists of two papers, assessing the following subject areas:

 

  • English and Verbal Reasoning
  • Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning (including Spatial Reasoning)

 

The tests are multiple choice and the results are fully standardised and age weighted to ensure fairness for all candidates.

 

How to Prepare for the Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam?

 

To gain one of the 180 Year 7 places at Woodford County High School for Girls, students need to be fully prepared ahead of the exam and have a solid understanding of what type of test questions to expect. At Exam Papers Plus, we recommend that they follow a structured revision plan that includes practice tests.

 

With the use of our practice tests, you will be able to precisely identify your daughter’s strengths and weaknesses, which will guide you in devising a carefully thought-out revision plan that focuses on studying ‘little and often’. Moreover, our practice tests will help your daughter get used to answering questions quickly and under time pressure. 

 

Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Exam Pass Marks and Target Scores

 

The exam at Woodford County High School for Girls has a specified pass mark of 104. Students scoring lower than 104 will not be added to the waiting list.

 

Data from previous years suggests that pupils that are able to score 90%+ consistently in our 11+ practice tests should be on track to pass this 11+ GL Assessment created test.

 

Whilst there are no guarantees, this has historically been a fairly strong indicator that your child should do well in the Woodford County High School for Girls 11+ exam. Please click here to learn more.

 

Woodford County High School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Practice Exam Papers

 

Since WCHS is part of the Redbridge School Consortium, they use the shared Redbridge test for their 11+ Exam. This exam is created for Redbridge by the exam board GL Assessment. The resources below are specifically designed to match the GL Assessment format used by Redbridge Grammar Schools. They will therefore prove ideal for children currently preparing for the Woodford County High School for Girls eleven plus exam:

 

Redbridge – Full Practice Tests

 

➢ The following practice tests are specifically designed to help your child prepare for the 11 Plus Redbridge Test. They provide excellent mock exam preparation, highlighting your child’s strengths and weaknesses:

 

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Redbridge – Subject Specific Practice

 

➢ The following 11+ resources provide full preparation for the English section of the Redbridge Test, maximising your child’s comprehension and vocabulary skills:

 

English

Full Practice Tests

11+ English – Pack 1

11+ English – Pack 2

11+ English – Pack 3

11+ English – Pack 4

11+ English – Pack 5

Skill specific practice

11+ Spelling – Pack 3

11+ Punctuation

11+ Sentence Completion

11+ Comprehension – Pack 1

11+ Comprehension – Pack 2

11+ Inference Skills – Pack 1

11+ Inference Skills – Pack 2

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➢ In order for your child to master Verbal Reasoning skills in the lead-up to the Redbridge Test, we recommend the following resources:

 

Verbal Reasoning

Full Practice Tests

11+ Verbal Reasoning – Pack 1

11+ Verbal Reasoning – Pack 2

11+ Verbal Reasoning – Pack 3

11+ Verbal Reasoning – Pack 4

Skill Specific Practice

11+ Anagrams

11+ Analogies

11+ Codes

11+ Compound Words

11+ Embedded Words

11+ Form a Word

11+ Insert a Letter

11+ Letter Analogies

11+ Letter Calculations

11+ Letter Codes

11+ Letter Grids

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11+ Move a Letter

11+ Number Analogies

11+ Number Calculations

11+ Number Sequences

11+ Related Words

11+ Rhyming Synonyms

11+ Shuffled Sentences

11+ Synonyms

11+ Word Completion

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11+ Word Opposites

11+ Word Pairs

11+ Word Puzzles

11+ Word Relationships

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➢ The following 11+ resources extensively cover the Mathematics section of the Redbridge Test, allowing your child to thoroughly prepare for exam day:

 

Mathematics

Full Practice Tests

11+ Maths – Pack 1

11+ Maths – Pack 2

11+ Maths – Pack 3

11+ Maths – Pack 4

Skill specific practice

11+ Algebra

11+ Angles & Degrees

11+ BODMAS

11+ Estimation & Place Value

11+ Factors & Multiples

11+ Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

11+ Measurements

11+ Money

11+ Operations

11+ Perimeter, Area & Volume

11+ Position & Direction

11+ Probability

11+ Problem Solving – Pack 1

11+ Problem Solving – Pack 2

11+ Properties of Shapes

11+ Ratio & Proportion

11+ Reflection, Rotation & Symmetry

11+ Sequences

11+ Special Numbers

11+ Speed, Distance & Time

11+ Statistics

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➢ The following resources will help boost your child’s Non-Verbal and Spatial Reasoning abilities ahead of the Redbridge Test:

 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Full Practice Tests

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning – Pack 1

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning – Pack 2

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning – Pack 3

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning – Pack 4

Skill Specific Practice

11+ Analogies

11+ Classes Like

11+ Classes Unlike

11+ Extended Series

11+ Figure Classification

11+ Figure Matrices

11+ Horizontal Codes

11+ Series

11+ Triangle Matrices

11+ Triangle Series

11+ Star Matrices

11+ Vertical Codes

Masterclasses

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Masterclass

 

Spatial Reasoning

Full Practice Tests

11+ Spatial Reasoning – Pack 1

Skill Specific Practice

11+ Block Counting

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11+ Fold & Punch

11+ Folding Cubes

11+ Hidden Shapes

11+ Shape Completion

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Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in Woodford County High School for Girls 11+ past papers. The information provided about Woodford County High School for Girls 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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