What is the Kent Grammar School Consortium?

There are 32 selective Grammar Schools in the Kent Grammar Schools Consortium. All schools in the consortium use the same test, which means that children applying to any of these schools only need to take the 11 Plus test once.

Barton Court Grammar School (co-educational)

Borden Grammar School (boys)

Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School (co-educational)

Cranbrook School (co-educational)

Dane Court Grammar School (co-educational)

Dartford Grammar School (boys)

Dartford Grammar School for Girls (girls)

Dover Grammar School for Boys (boys)

Dover Grammar School for Girls (girls)

Gravesend Grammar School (boys)

Highsted Grammar School (girls)

Highworth Grammar School (girls)

Invicta Grammar School (girls)

Maidstone Grammar School (boys)

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls (girls)

Mayfield Grammar School (girls)

Oakwood Park Grammar School (boys)

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Faversham (co-educational)

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School (girls)

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys (boys)

Sir Roger Manwood’s School (co-educational)

The Folkestone School for Girls (girls)

The Harvey Grammar School (boys)

The Judd School (boys)

The Norton Knatchbull School (boys)

The Skinners’ School (boys)

Tonbridge Grammar School (girls)

Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School (girls)

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys (boys)

Weald of Kent Grammar School (girls)

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (boys)

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (girls)

How to register for a place in Kent Grammar School Consortium?

To register for the Kent Grammar School Test (also known as the PESE), you will need to fill in the online application form via the Kent County Council website.

You will also need to submit a Common Application Form to your local council and list your preferred schools.

Application process for Kent Grammar School Consortium

  • Registration opens: June

  • Registration closes: July

  • Test date: September

  • Results: October

  • National allocation day: March

The Kent Grammar School Consortium assessment

The Kent Grammar School Test for the Kent Grammar Schools Consortium is provided by the GL exam board and will cover:

The exam is completed over two papers. There is an English and Mathematics paper, which takes 60 minutes, and a reasoning paper, which also takes approximately 60 minutes.

There is also a 40-minute writing task, which does not form part of the 11 plus result, but is used for borderline or appeal cases.

Tuition tailored for the Kent Grammar Schools Consortium

We design a curriculum to support your child in passing the Secondary Transfer Test (STT) for the Kent Grammar Schools consortium and give them the skills and attitudes that will take them further during their time as part of their new school.

Our 11 plus course covers:

  • Exam technique & coaching

  • Practise exam speed

  • Hone skills & accuracy

  • Unlimited practice material

  • Regular progress meetings and reports for you and your child

  • Professional tutors support with tricky concepts and encourage children to thrive independently

Ready to take the next step?

Our tutors are here to support you before, during and after the exam. So why not find out about how we can help your child with their education?

Tuition from £175 / month

Available online or in your local centre

Learn more

Cancel anytime

No joining fee

In centre or online

Memberships to suit you

Cancel anytime

No joining fee

In centre or online

Memberships to suit you

Cancel anytime

No joining fee

In centre or online

Memberships to suit you

mumsnet rated
Education Investor Awards 2019 Winner Private tutoring company
Sunday Times best big companies to work for 2019
Cyber Essentials Certified Plus
2019 Business Excellence Winner - Best After School Tuition Provider - UK - Explore learning

Your nearest centres

Sorry, we don't have any centres within {{distance}} miles

online tuition

Explore learning online tuition

We also offer online tuition to flexibly fit into your family’s life.

Results from outside {{distance}} miles

Please select a centre

Showing {{count}} closest to '{{postcode}}'




{{distance}} miles

Select this centre

Search again

Please enter a valid postcode or location