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Skegness Grammar School 11 plus: a parents’ guide for 2022

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Skegness Grammar School 11 plus: a parents' guide for 2022


Founded in 1459 by the Lord High Chancellor of England, Skegness Grammar School is a selective, co-educational day school.

Skegness Grammar School prides itself on delivering an all-round education, offering its pupils a number of opportunities such as international expeditions, debating competitions and visits to the country’s leading universities.

The school is a member of the David Ross Education Trust, which works with 24 primary and secondary schools across the country to provide a world-class education.

11 plus information for Skegness Grammar School

  • Address: Skegness Grammar School, Vernon Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2QS

  • County: Lincolnshire

  • Admissions contact: [email protected], 01754 610000

  • School type: co-educational grammar

  • Number of pupils: 597

  • Number of places in Year 7: 132

  • Open day: TBC

  • 11 plus exam date: Mid-September, at your child’s local primary school during school hours

  • Exam board: GL Assessment (Lincolnshire Consortium of Grammar Schools)

Skegness Grammar School term dates

The 2022-23 term dates at Skegness Grammar School are:

  • Autumn term: 5th September – 20th December

  • Half term: 24th October – 4th November

  • Spring term: 3rd January – 31st March

  • Half term: 13th – 17th February

  • Summer term: 17th April – 21st July

  • Half term: 29th May – 2nd June

11 plus admissions process for Skegness Grammar School

Skegness Grammar School is an academy within the David Ross Educational Trust and operates under the Lincolnshire County Council admission scheme.

Admission to Skegness Grammar School is decided by the 11 plus test. The results of these tests (two papers combined) will be rank-ordered to select the top 25% of children who took the test in Lincolnshire, in keeping with the percentage intake targets across Lincolnshire grammar schools.

As a guideline, your child should score at least 220 to be considered for a place at Skegness Grammar School (although the score can vary from year to year).

How and when to apply to Skegness Grammar School

The deadline for the 11 plus exam at Skegness Grammar School was 31st March 2022.

You will also need to apply for a school place on the Lincolnshire County Council website before 31st October.

The 11 plus exam format at Skegness Grammar School

The 11 plus exam for Skegness Grammar School will be taken over two dates in September 2022.

These tests look at children’s knowledge of words and how they can spot patterns in numbers, words and shapes. They consist of a verbal reasoning test and a non-verbal reasoning test. These exams each typically take between 40 and 50 minutes to complete.

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to the Lincolnshire Grammar Schools 11 plus for more information about the 11 plus exam format and the types of questions included.

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