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Heckmondwike Grammar Entrance FAQ

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DOES HECKMONDWIKE GRAMMAR ENTRANCE EXAMINATION?

Yes.

 

WHEN DO CHILDREN TAKE THE 11 PLUS ENTRANCE

EXAMINATION?

Children take an exam in September – year 6 school year and soon after the

summer holidays.

 

HOW MANY PLACES ARE AVAILABLE AT HECKMONDWIKE

GRAMMAR  AT 11 PLUS?

The admission number for HGS is currently 150.

 

HOW MANY APPLICATIONS DOES HECKMONDWIKE GRAMMAR

RECEIVE at 11+?

On average over 800 pupils now register for the 11 plus Hecky entrance

examination each year.

 

DOES IT MATTER WHERE WE LIVE?

Yes. Priority is given to children from Heckmondwike  and Liversedge

catchment area.

 

IS THERE A MAP AVAILABLE IN THE PROSPECTUS?

Yes. Check the website or request from the admission secretary.

 

HOW MANY PLACES WERE AVAILABLE FOR HECKMONDWIKE

GRAMMAR EXAMS IN 2014 TO THOSE LIVING OUTSIDE THE

CATCHMENT AREAS?

According to the HGS prospectus in 2014, more than half of the places were

offered to children from those living outside the catchments area.

 

WHAT ARE CHILDREN TESTED ON IN HE HECKMONDWIKE

GRAMMAR EXAMINATION?

Children are examined on a variety of reasoning skills in a range of

contexts.

 

WHEN DO PARENTS KNOW IF THEIR CHILD HAS PASSED OR

FAILED THE 11 + EXAM?

Parents are informed in mid-October.

 

IS THIS A FORMAL OFFER?

No. The Local Authority will let you know in early March.

 

DOES HECKONDWIKE GRAMMAR INFORM US ABOUT THE

RESULTS BEFORE THE SUBMISSION OF THE COMMON

APPLICATION FORM TO LOCAL AUTHOURTITIES?

Yes.

 

WHEN SHOULD I MAKE THE HECKONDIWKE GRAMMAR SIX

FORM ENTRY?

Applications for sixth form entry should be made as early in the year as

possible.

 

WHAT IS THE CRITERIA OF HECKMONDIWKE GRAMMAR S

CHOOL ADMISSIONS POLICY?

Offers will be made dependent upon the anticipated GCSE results, and

admission will be subject to a satisfactory performance in the GCSE

examinations.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR THE ENTRANCE

EXAMINATION?

Register your child after mid-April when they are in year 5 (check the

Heckmondwike Grammar school entrance examination policy).

 

HOW DOES THE REGISTRATION COMPLETED?

Registration is completed on-line (check admissions policy closing date).

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY APPLICATION IS TREATED LATE?

The application will not be until late March. Competition is high.

 

WHERE DO I FIND THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM?

Look out on this page around mid-April:

www.heckgrammar.co.uk/online/admissions/register/

 

WHEN IS THE LOCAL AUTHOURITY APPLICATION FORM?

The deadline for the common application form to be received by the LA is 31

October.

 

SHOULD I CHOOSE HECKMONDWIKE GRAMMAR SCHOOL AS

MY FIRST PREFERENCE ON THE LA COMMON APPLICATION

FORM?

HGS strongly advises to make the school their first preference on the LA

application form in the HGS prospectus insert.

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Improve Tuition has derived this information from the school website and

cannot be responsible for any inaccuracies or changes.

Go to http://www.heckgrammar.co.uk  to learn more.