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Secondary Transfer

11+ Information Evenings

Parents of pupils currently in Year 5 are invited to attend an 11+ information evening to find out more about the 11+ entrance examination and application process for the Slough Consortium of grammar schools. The information given at each of the events will be identical, and parents can attend the event which is most convenient for them. This evening is intended for parents only.

These events are intended to give parents information about the 11+ entrance examination to be held in September 2017 and the application process for entry to Year 7 in September 2018. They are not open evenings, and no specific information about the individual schools will be given. Please see school websites for details of open evenings and open mornings.



3 May 2017

Herschel Grammar School

Northampton Avenue

Slough SL1 3BW

01753 520950






4 May 2017

Langley Grammar School

Reddington Drive

Langley, Slough SL3 7QS

01753 598300







4 May 2017

Upton Court Grammar School

Lascelles Road

Upton, Slough SL3 7PR


01753 522892





11 May 2017

St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School

1 Langley Road

Slough SL3 7AF

01753 527020




April 2017

BUCKS 11+ PREP TESTS  -  Tuesday 12 September 2017 - Preparation Test

BUCKS 11+ TESTS -          Thursday 14 September 2017 - Secondary Transfer Test


Key Dates for September 2018 Entry



Registration opens on-line

From any of the Consortium grammar schools’ websites or www.sloughconsortium.org.uk

Monday 1st May 2017

Closing date for submission of Registration to the Consortium.

Tuesday 20thJune 2017 –12 noon.

11+ information evenings

For parents only to explain the 11+ entrance examination process in detail. These events are not suitable for children, as they are not open evenings and there will be no tours of the schools or school specific details. They are purely to provide parents with information necessary to understand the testing and application process and will last for a maximum of one hour. These information evenings will be presented in the same way in all four schools.

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Herschel Grammar School – 5.00pm & 6.00pm

Thursday 4th May 2017

Langley Grammar School – 5.30pm & 6.30pm

Upton Court Grammar School – 6.00pm

Thursday 11th May 2017

St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School – 5.00pm

Local Authority Common Application Forms opens online.

Friday 1st September 2017

11+ Entrance Examination Date

All children, irrespective of where they attend primary school, will sit the 11+ entrance examination at one of the four grammar schools.

Saturday 16th September 2017

Open Evenings

Herschel Grammar School

Monday 18th September 2017

Langley Grammar School

Tuesday 19th September 2017

St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Upton Court Grammar School

Tuesday 26th September 2017

Tours of the Schools

Various dates for each school – information will be published on school websites in due course.

Results notified to parents

Please check website www.sloughconsortium.org.uk

Closing date for Common Application Form

Tuesday 31st October 2017

Appeal Hearings

April/May/June 2018

Common Application Form - Available from 1st September 2017 online.

All parents must apply for a school place using the Common Application Form (CAF). You must apply

on the CAF issued by your home Local Authority.

The CAF is also available online.

 The form will give parents the opportunity to state a preference for up to six schools in Secondary

Transfer and up to three schools in Reception.


If you are a Slough resident and you wish to apply to any other school outside the Slough area, you must

use the CAF you have received from Slough Borough Council. Other local authorities will not

accept requests for application forms.

Additional/Supplementary Forms

All parents who list their preferred schools on the local authority’s CAF are regarded as having made

valid applications. An additional or supplementary form may also have to be completed for applicants

considered under faith criteria of faith schools, for boarding schools and for selective schools.

Supplementary forms should be returned to the school requesting the information.


Catchment Area

The catchment area is the geographical area served by a school. Where there is a catchment area the

areas are shown on the map on pages 104-107.

If you have any queries on catchment areas please contact the Admissions and Transport Team.

Admissions and Transport Team 01753 875728 lines open 10.00am to 5.30pm Wednesday and Friday.

June 2017

Please remember to register your child by the 20th June if you wish them to take the 11+ Tests.

T. 01628 661886 E. post@olopprimary.co.uk