What is the Wirral Consortium?

There are four selective Grammar Schools in the Wirral 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.

Upton Hall School and The Blue Coat School are not part of the Wirral Consortium, and have their own, separate entrance tests.

Calday Grange Grammar School (boys)

West Kirby Grammar School (girls)

Wirral Grammar School for Boys (boys)

Wirral Grammar School for Girls (girls)

How to register for a place in Wirral Consortium?

To apply for a school in the Wirral Consortium, you need to register online via Wirral Borough Council, and later submit a Wirral Parental Preference Form.

You can find more information on the on the application process on the council website.

Application process for the Wirral Consortium

  • Registration closes: June

  • Test date: September

  • Results: October

  • National allocation day: March

The Wirral Consortium assessment

The 11 plus exam for the Wirral Consortium is provided by the GL exam board and will cover:

The exam is completed over two papers. Each paper lasts for around 50 minutes and tests on a mixture of Mathematics, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. All questions are multiple choice.

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We design a curriculum to support your child in passing the 11 Plus exam for the Wirral Consortium and give them the skills and attitudes that will take them further during their time as part of their new school.

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  • Regular progress meetings and reports for you and your child

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

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