Newport Girls' High School is a grammar school with academy status in Shropshire. The school was opened in the 1919 by a group of governesses as a single-sex day school for local girls. The school is selective and has an all-girls intake of 120 students per year.
The ethos of Newport Girls’ is to enable every pupil to seek excellence in all areas of life. The school aims to provide a community in which pupils achieve their full potential in academic, artistic and sporting spheres, develop personal values which enable participation in a caring society, and learn to recognise their responsibilities in the local, national, international and global environments.
More information on Newport Girls’ High School can be found below:
Address: Wellington Rd, Newport TF10 7HL
School type: girls’ grammar
Number of pupils: 490
Places in Year 7: 120
Open day dates: TBC
School website: www.nghs.org.uk
11 plus exam dates: TBC
Admissions contact: 01952 797550
The term dates in 2022-23 for Newport Girls' High School are:
Autumn term: 5th September – 16th December
Half term: 20th – 28th October
Spring term: 4th January – 31st March
Half term: 17th – 24th February
Summer term: 17th April – 21st July
Half term: 29th May – 2nd June
The entrance exam for Newport Girls’ High School uses the CEM 11 plus for the Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton Consortium of grammar schools. The entrance exam consists of two multiple choice question papers, covering a range of numeracy, literacy and problem-solving skills.
CEM covers verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and numerical reasoning. In practice, ‘verbal reasoning’ encompasses many of the skills tested in the GL English exam, including comprehension. Likewise, ‘numerical reasoning’ involves the core maths skills needed for the GL exam. For more information, see Atom's complete guide to the 11 plus.
The Year 7 entrance test registration for September 2023 entrance is to be confirmed. Newport Girls’ High School is offering places to 120 girls for their 2023 intake.
It is recommended to give your child ample time to ensure they are ready for the 11 plus exam by starting preparations as early as possible. Parents should introduce their child to problem-solving concepts in Year 4 and move towards more tailored concepts of verbal and non-verbal reasoning in Year 5 to give your child a good foundation of knowledge.
It is then recommended to practice as many questions as possible in the format of the CEM exams. You can find examples of these in the familiarisation documents on the school’s website.
At Atom Learning, we have over 90,000 teacher-written practice questions and unlimited mock tests that mirror the format and structure of the Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton test. We also offer live exam prep courses and lessons to help build their skills in a friendly, encouraging, and interactive way. You can start your 5-day free trial today to ensure your child is fully confident and prepared for the 11 plus.
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