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St Olave’s grammar school 11+

General Information for preparing  St Olave’s grammar school 11+

St Olave’s grammar school 11+

About St Olave’s Grammar School

St Olave’s is a super selective grammar school for Boys based in Orpington,Bromley. It is generally considered to attract students with very high attainment. Its 11 plus examination is considered to be one of the most challenging for grammar schools in England. St Olave school has a specialism in mathematics and computing. Girls are admitted in 6th form. In the school there is a strong emphasis of nurturing young minds with wisdom, honesty and character building values.They provide excellent teaching that enables students to attain the highest levels of academic achievement. They prepare students for admission to and success at the best universities. It is one of the country’s highly successful  voluntary-aided selective schools. The academic results are one of the best in the country. Every year large number of students go to Oxford & Cambridge universities. Apart from academic success school also values sporting, cultural and moral excellence. This school has 450 years of distinguished history.(Formed under Royal charter from Queen Elizabeth 1 in 1571)

London Borough London – Bromley
School Address St Olave’s Grammar School, Goddington Lane, Orpington BR6 9SH
Type Grammar school for boys
Places in Year 7                 124
Exam Structure & Format


Entrance to Year 7 is via a two stage process sat at the School which determines whether or not candidates are of the School’s required standard for a selective education. The process is academically demanding and they generally expect only those students who have high attainment and rigorous preparation to pass the tests.

Stage 1:
The Selective Eligibility Test (SET) assesses students competency in English, Maths ,Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Stage 2:Those students who pass Stage 1 test are then invited for the stage 2
Entrance Test for Mathematic and English.
The English paper will assess the students competency in Reading as well in Writing skills. The Mathematics Test Paper will consist of questions of generally increasing difficulty.

The results from Stage 1 & 2 test are aggregated and the total scores are used to generate a ranking of students based on their marks.
Importantly St Olave have no catchment area and admission is purely on merits.

Competition Very High.It is considered to be a super selective grammar school for boys.
School Website http://www.saintolaves.net/
Elite 11 Plus Tuition

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