There is one grammar school in Enfield and that is The Latymer School. The school, which is an extremely popular and successful school, is a mixed school.
The main school and the sixth form are heavily oversubscribed with sometimes upto 10 applicants for each place. Pupils travel large distances to attend this school and the school offers 192 places in year 7.
It is not uncommon for upto 2000 pupils to apply for these 192 places.
In order to apply for a place at Latymer, parents need to complete both the school’s online registration form and the local authority common application form (CAF) by the published dates.
Due to the huge numbers applying for a place Latymer school the school have a two stage process.
Part 1:- This test consists of a mathematics and verbal reasoning test paper with the top 650 candidates being invited back for Part 2. Applicants are expected to show competence in skills appropriate to Key Stage 2 English and Mathematics.
Part 2:- The top 650 candidates from Part 1 will be invited back to take a full written English paper. The paper will be formed of two sections.
Section 1 will be a reading and answer paper lasting 30 minutes.
Section 2 will be a written paper (story writing) lasting 30 minutes.
Candidates are expected to show competence in writing skills and be able to apply these skills creatively. Specialist subject markers from The Latymer School will mark these papers.
All tests take place at The Latymer School and can only be taken once.
Enfield council provide a wealth of information about Primary to secondary school transfer on there website.
Director of Education, Children's Services and Leisure.
London Borough of Enfield
PO Box 56,
Telephone: 020 8379 1000
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