The 11+ exam in Bromley

Important details about the 11+ exam in Bromley. This page contains useful details about the exam content and also the relevant contact details you will need. Please check all this information with your preferred school or LA.


There are two Grammar schools in the Bromley Council area and both schools are described as “super selective.” Both schools are oversubscribed each year and both set 11+ selection tests.

Parents who wish for their child to attend either school must complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and return it within the stated time span. You should contact the school directly for full details

Test content.

The test format varies from school to school. Newstead Wood School uses test papers covering Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning while St Olave’s Grammar School requires pupils to sit tests in English and Mathematics designed to assess the candidates’ suitability for an academic education. 

The grammar schools.

St Olave’s Grammar School
Newstead Wood School  

Useful contacts.

Bromley Council

London Borough of Bromley,
Civic Centre,
Stockwell Close,


** 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.**