Redbridge 11 plus selection test: school admission in September 2016

The date of the Redbridge 11 plus assessment test is Saturday 12 September 2015. You will be able to register your child for the test for Ilford County High School for boys or Woodford County High School for girls between:

  • Registration will open on Friday 1 May 2015 to Tuesday 30 June 2015.
  • Please note that registration will close at 5 pm on Tuesday 30 June 2015.


  • Registration will open on 1 May 2015.
  • You will receive an email to confirm you have registered; if you don’t receive an email, we have not received the registration.
  • No late registrations will be accepted for 2016 except for those who previously lived outside of the common catchment area (CCA) but move into the CCA for these two schools.
  • Guidance notes on essential information about the 11 plus test (PDF 93.53KB).
  • 'Common catchment area' for the Redbridge grammar schools, which includes all of the London Boroughs of Redbridge and of Waltham Forest, but parts only of Essex, Newham and Barking & Dagenham.
  • At the time of registration, proof of residence will be required.

Proof of Residence - three proofs required from:

  • Council Tax 2015/16 details: required - you will need your Council Tax Reference Number so this can be checked automatically;
  • Utility bills less than 3 months old: electricity, gas, landline phone – which must show home phone number;
  • Tenancy agreement – NB those with tenancy agreements will be required to provide a copy of their coverage under the Tenancy Deposit Scheme or other deposit protection as applies to the tenancy showing payment dates;
  • Evidence of exchange of contracts;
  • Tax credit award notice (TC602) for the current financial year 2015/16;
  • UK Driving Licence;
  • Rent book
  • Proof of your child’s date of birth, for example passport, medical card, birth certificate/registration; and
  • Evidence relating to any significant medical condition which might require special test arrangements.

Where will the test be held?

The test will be held at Woodford County High School (girls) and at Ilford County High School (boys).

There will be an opportunity for you and your child to visit the grammar school in June:

The examination board is CEM, University of Durham, which assesses pupils’ understanding and application of knowledge and skills taught in the Key Stage 2 curriculum. CEM produces a familiarisation booklet to inform parents and candidates about its 11 plus selective assessment test.

The booklet includes examples to indicate the range of skills required to complete the assessment and the manner in which questions are answered. This familiarisation booklet is not definitive and the inclusion of any question types does not guarantee that they will be found in the final assessment. Please view the 11 plus entrance test familiarisation booklet 2016 (PDF 1.31MB).

Register for the Redbridge 11 Plus selection test

Register for the Redbridge 11 Plus selection test

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