Redbridge 11 plus selection test: school admission in September 2017

Registration will be open between 1 May 2016 and will close at 5pm on 30 June 2016 for Ilford County High School for boys and Woodford County High School for girls. The date of the Redbridge 11 plus selection test is Saturday 10 September 2016.


  • You will receive an email with a reference number to confirm you have registered; if you did not receive an email, it means we did not receive the registration (check your Junk or Spam email folders).
  • No late registrations will be accepted for 2017.
  • Guidance notes on essential information about the 11 plus test (PDF 206KB).
  • '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, we require proof of your child's date of birth, including evidence of any significant medical or other condition which might require special test arrangements to be uploaded before submitting your online form. 

Proof of your child's date of birth:

  • Any document showing your child’s date of birth, such as a passport, birth certificate or medical card.

You may also need to provide (if applicable):

  • Evidence relating to any significant medical condition which might require special test arrangements.

If you are unable to upload the required documents when registering, please email them to, with your 11 plus registration reference number in the subject line of your email.

School open evenings and information

There is one open evening at the grammar schools to give you and your child the chance to look at the school, listen to the head teachers speech and find out more about being a student there:

Travel arrangements and parking: open evenings and test day

On Thursday 23 June 2016 and Saturday 10 September 2016 for both grammar schools there will be no parking facilities on site except for those displaying a disabled badge. Please use public transport but if driving be respectful of the residents around the schools. Please make suitable travel arrangements to avoid parking issues on the day.

Where will the test be held?

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

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 2017(PDF 1.31MB).

Redbridge 11 plus selection test registration - register online

By completing the online form you are declaring that the information given is correct to the best of your knowledge.

"I accept that the Authority will retain my details for ongoing Admissions processes and that the Authority may: use this information in the detection and prevent of fraud, share this information with other departments who deal with public funds, schools, examination board, other agencies to check the information I have given. I will inform the Authority of any changes to my circumstances which may affect my application."

Register your child for the 11 plus selection test

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