Phone lines

Due to the current COVID‑19 situation, there will be a reduced team working available to answer phone calls. Please try and email us with any queries and we will reply as soon as possible. Staff will be available to support you during this process but please bear with us during these difficult times.

Please email the team who will be able to respond to your query as soon as possible
Maintenance: online maps

We will be working on systems which will affect online maps between 10pm on Saturday 16 January and 6am Sunday 17 January 2021.
Maps may not be available or some of the information on them may be missing or out of date.

Grammar schools

You will need to contact your preferred grammar school directly with queries regarding the test or the results.

Gloucestershire Grammar School Entrance Test

Please be advised that the Grammar School Entrance Test was sat on Saturday 17 October 2020 and if your child did not sit this test, they cannot be considered for a place at a grammar school.

However, the grammar schools usually hold a late test. The late test is organised by the grammar school themselves so please contact them directly for all information in regards to this.

Key dates

From noon 18 May 2020 to
noon on 30 June 2020
Online registration period for Grammar Entrance Test
September 2020 Letters sent out explaining how to apply for School/Academy places
7 September 2020 Online Secondary/High School transfer application facility opens
Saturday 17 October 2020 Grammar Entrance Test Day
Saturday 31 October 2020
Closing date for secondary applications
Tuesday 1 December 2020 Grammar Test results sent to parents. Please note - the results are sent out by the grammar schools so please direct any queries to your preferred grammar school

Please also read page 7 of the Secondary School and Academy Guidance Booklet 2021 on the Apply for a Secondary School page for further information regarding grammar school testing arrangements or contact the school directly for further information.

There are seven grammar schools in the county. Admission to Year 7 is competitive and the entrance examination will be held in September at each school for entry the following academic year.

Please visit the school websites for more information.

Parents moving into the area who wish their child to be considered for admission to a grammar school for Years 7-11 should contact the relevant school.

Cheltenham

Gloucester

Stroud

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