Birmingham 11 plus mock exams

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About the Birmingham 11 plus

What is the 11 plus?

The 11 plus is an entrance exam used by state-funded grammar schools. It's taken in September of Year 6. It is used to assess:

  • Your child's progress and potential in core subjects

  • Whether your child is likely to thrive at grammar school

To go to a grammar school in Birmingham, your child will need to take the 11 plus. There is one entry test shared by all of Birmingham's 8 grammar schools.

How to apply for 11 plus exams in Birmingham

Registrations for the Birmingham 11 plus are open online from May to June.

Registrations are now closed for entering Year 7 in 2023.

Registrations for entering Year 7 in 2024 will open in May 2023.

Learn more about registering for the Birmingham 11 plus.

When do 11 plus results come out in Birmingham?

Key dates for the Birmingham 11 plus (this takes place while your child is in Year 6):

  • 9th September 2022: You will be sent information about test day in the post

  • 17th September 2022: Your child sits the 11 plus test

  • 21st October 2022: 11 plus results are sent to you

  • 31st October 2022: Deadline for applying for school places (advised to wait for the 11 plus results before applying)

  • 1st March 2023: You will find out which school has offered your child a place

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What is the pass mark for the 11 plus in Birmingham?

The pass mark may vary year on year.

For the past two years, the intake qualifying score has been 205.

Most Birmingham grammar schools prioritise places for children who score 224 or above.

Find out more on the Birmingham Grammar Schools website.

Which schools use the Birmingham 11 plus exam?

  • Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School for Boys

  • King Edward VI Aston School

  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys

  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls

  • King Edward VI Five Ways School

  • King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys

  • King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls

  • Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

What subjects are covered?

The Birmingham 11 plus covers:

  • English comprehension

  • Maths

  • Verbal reasoning

  • Non-verbal reasoning

The test is administered by GL Assessments.

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With your Atom Nucleus subscription you get unlimited online 11 plus practice papers for Birmingham grammar schools.

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Our Education Experts can help with any questions you may have about preparing for the 11 plus or admissions to Birmingham grammar schools.

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What age is Atom Nucleus suitable for?

Atom Nucleus is designed for children ages 7–11. Our Exam Prep packages are specifically for children preparing for the 11 plus.

Which exam board is Atom relevant for?

Atom Nucleus covers both CEM and GL 11 plus, as well as SET and CSSE. Our unlimited practice papers replicate the exam used by your child's target grammar school.

Do I need to supervise my child on Atom?

No, our platform is designed for your child to use independently. It's fun and easy to navigate, with helpsheets and videos to help them build and consolidate their knowledge.

What support does Atom provide?

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