The 11-plus exam in Lancashire. There are four grammar schools in the area. The 11+ test consists of a test in Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and English.This page has relevant contact details for the council.


There are four grammar schools in Lancashire and they all use the same test format. 

Parents of children wishing for their child to sit the 11+ for Lancashire Grammar Schools must

complete an entrance form available from each school website. While all the schools use the same test format the admission criteria for each school is different. Details are on the school websites and you should check these details before applying for a school or the elevenplus exam.  

Test content.

The test consists of three  papers. One each in Verbal Reasoning, English and mathematics.    

The grammar schools.

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
Lancaster Girls' Grammar School
Lancaster Royal grammar School (boys)

Useful contacts.

Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council
PO Box 100
County Hall



** This information is provided for guidance only and while the content is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate we cannot be held in any way responsible for any errors or omissions that it may contain. Please contact your LA or chosen grammar school for all admission and elevenplus exam queries.**