11 plus key dates

Is your child applying for entry to a grammar school? We've collated all the key dates for grammar school admissions in 2024–2025 in your area. Find out:

  • When 11 plus registration closes

  • 11 plus exam dates

  • When to expect your child's results

Key dates in your area

There are six grammar schools and one partially-selective school in Berkshire. They’re split across Reading and Slough:


Reading School, Kendrick School and Reading Girls’ School (partially-selective). Find out more about the grammar schools in Reading.


Langley Grammar School, Herschel Grammar School, St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School. These schools are all members of the Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools. They have the same 11 plus exam and key dates.

  • Monday 1st April 2024: Reading School 11+ registration opens

  • Wednesday 1st May 2024: Kendrick School 11+ registration opens

  • Friday 14th June 2024: Reading School 11+ registration closes

  • Monday 1st July 2024: Kendrick School 11+ registration closes

  • Saturday 31st August 2024: Reading School sporting aptitude test

  • Wednesday 4th September 2024: Reading School 11+ exam

  • Friday 20th September 2024: Kendrick School 11+ exam

  • Saturday 21st September 2024: Slough Consortium 11+ exam

  • Saturday 5th October 2024: Reading Girls’ School Selective Stream Test

  • Thursday 31st October 2024: secondary school common application deadline

  • Saturday 1st March 2025: national school offers day

Dates are yet to be confirmed for the Slough Consortium.

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