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11+ Information

We are delighted that you are considering attending Lawrence Sheriff School. Please find the key information regarding the 11+ test below.

For students wishing to join Year 7 in September 2025

Students will need to sit the 11+ as part of the admissions process. Please see our 'Admissions Policy 2025-2026'for full details about eligibility, and detailed information about the testing process and allocation of places. Key dates to be aware of are summarised here:

•  Registration for the 11+ opens on Tuesday 7th May 2024 and closes on Sunday 30th June  2024.

•  The 11+ test is sat in September 2024.

•  School applications must be submitted to your home local authority by 31st October 2024 (this is a separate process to registering for the 11+).

•  Invitation packs for testing sessions will be sent to parents/carers by Warwickshire Admissions in batches throughout August (starting on 12th August 2024). If you registered your child for the entrance test by the published deadline or your registration was deemed to be on time and you have not received an invitation pack by the end of August 2024 then you must contact Warwickshire Admissions as a matter of urgency.

For 2025 entry, the test provider is GL Assessment. The exams will test the four competencies of Maths, English, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. 

Further details about the test process, and how to register, can be found at

The familiarisation guides for the new GL test can be found below:

Entrance Test Familiarisation Guide GL

Maths Test Papers 

English Test Papers

Verbal Reasoning Test Papers

Non-Verbal Reasoning Test Papers

Free 11+ Familiarisation Materials for Pupil Premium Pupils

Lawrence Sheriff School is working in partnership with Atom Learning, a leading online Key Stage 2 learning and 11+ preparation platform, to provide students who are eligible for pupil premium with free online learning and 11+ exam preparation.   This programme is designed to help children master national curriculum objectives and therefore supports all children in making progress with their learning.

Further information is available at click here.

For students wishing to join Year 7 in September 2024

The national offer day has passed and your application will now be considered late. Please read our 'Admissions Policy 2024-2025' for full details about eligibility and testing processes for late applications.