CO-ED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IN WALTHAM FOREST
Forest School – About
Forest School is a co-ed independent school, located in Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, with approximately 140 spaces for 11+ (Year 7) entry into the school. The school was established in 1834, and has always strived to help their students develop into well-rounded and capable individuals, with the school focusing on the rich mix of curricular learning, co-curricular activities and opportunities, and a supporting pastoral.
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Forest School – Essential Information
Address: Oakhurst Gardens, London E17 3PY
Senior School Phone Number: 02085201744 (option 2)
Admissions phone number: 02085201744 (option 4)
Admissions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students admitted at 11+: Approx. 140
Fees: £7,475 per term, £22,425 per year (Senior School)
Link to website: www.forest.org.uk
Forest School – History
Forest School was founded in 1834, by William Taylor Copeland, opening on the 1st October with 22 pupils. However, over the nineteenth century, the school grew and became one of the most successful nineteenth-century schools. From 1875-1879, Forest School played in the F.A Cup, becoming the first and only school to do so. The school continued to become successful throughout the 1900s, regularly expanding to accommodate more students and in the late 1970s, it opened admissions for girls in the school.
Forest School – Results
GCSEs in 2019
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Forest School – Examinations
Forest School has an 11+ entrance examination, using their own internal examination type. However, the exams are usually in a similar style to private schools entrance examination, where you can see more detail below.
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Forest School – Entrance exam
The Forest School entrance exams consist of two main parts:
- A Non-Calculator Maths paper (60 mins)
- A Reading and Writing English paper (70 mins)
After the exams, candidates who perform well will be invited to an interview with a senior member of staff, and those who impress in the interviews will be offered a place in the school. Scholarships and Bursaries are also available for those who are offered places.
Past Papers for Practice