Entry into Year 7 in September 2020. The entrance tests will be held in September 2019. Registration will open on 1st June.  Common Application Forms must be completed and returned to the Local Authority by 31st October 2019.  Places will be allocated in March 2020.


Admissions for 2020

Missed Registration Information


Admissions Policy 2019

Admissions Policy 2020 

Gloucestershire CEM Durham Familiarisation Booklet

To prepare your child for the test:

1. Encourage your child to read.
2. Continue to practise your year 5/6 Maths.
3. The words your child does not understand can be written down in a glossary to help him/her with vocabulary acquisition.
4. It may be helpful to expose your child to CEM Style 11+ exam questions by attempting the sample papers on the School’s website or purchasing CEM Style 11+ practice material on Verbal reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Mathematics – available from high street stores and online. 
5. Ensure he/she has had a good night sleep and breakfast on the day of the exam.

If you wish to apply for a place in Years 8 – 11 please contact the Schools Admissions Officer, Sue Wales, for details of the entrance tests.  Please fill out the form on the admissions page.


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