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.
|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.
- Pate's Grammar SchoolOpens new window (11-18 mixed)
- Denmark Road High SchoolOpens new window (11-16 girls, mixed 6th form)
- Ribston Hall High SchoolOpens new window (11-16 girls, mixed 6th form)
- Sir Thomas Rich's SchoolOpens new window (11-16 boys, mixed 6th form)
- The Crypt SchoolOpensewwindow (Year 7 co-ed, Years 8 – 11 boys, Sixth Form co-ed)
- Marling SchoolOpens new window (11-16 boys, mixed 6th form)
- Stroud High SchoolOpens new window (11-18 girls)