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Colyton Grammar School | Late Transfer (In-Year 12+ and 13+) Entry Information



Colyton Grammar School is a co-ed grammar school in Devon. The school has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in three successive reports. [1]


Besides its standard entry point (11+), the school also accepts late entry applications. To assess pupils for late transfer, Colyton Grammar administers the CEM Select test. 


CEM Select is created by the Centre of Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM), which is part of Cambridge Assessment.


Colyton Grammar School Late Entry Admissions Information


These tests will be taken at Colyton Grammar. Dates are not specified as the school will only assess applicants if there are places available. 


Your child’s results will be used to determine their rank order.


In the case of oversubscription, priority will be given to:


– Looked after children or previously looked after children.

– Pupils who are entitled to pupil premium, including the service premium. 

– Children with a higher ranking, based on the total score achieved in the tests.


In the case of a tied ranking for the last available place, proximity to the school will be taken into consideration, measured via a straight line from the main school Reception front door to the house address of the applicant (using the Devon mapping system).


Colyton Grammar School In-Year Entry (12 Plus & 13 Plus) Admissions Information


Address: Whitwell Lane, Colyford, EX24 6HN

County: Devon

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01297 552327

School Type: Coeducational grammar school

Number of Students: 911 (approx.)

Open Day Date: Throughout the year

Exam Type / Board: CEM Select


As part of the assessment process for late transfer entry, your child will be asked to complete the CEM Select assessment. 


The test contains a number of unusual question formats that your child is unlikely to have encountered before. These include drag and drop digits and sentence auto-completes.


The assessment will be divided into a series of highly time-pressured sections. Your child doesn’t necessarily need to complete all the questions in each section to do well.


Colyton Grammar School (Late Transfer) In-Year Entry Exam Format


The CEM Select assessment will cover the following areas:


  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Reasoning


The Verbal Reasoning section of the test assesses your child’s ability to solve problems using words, with a special focus on depth and breadth of vocabulary.


The Non-Verbal Reasoning section requires your child to solve problems using shapes and patterns with a main focus on one specific question type.


The Numerical Reasoning section assesses your child’s ability to solve problems using numbers and arithmetic.


Colyton Grammar School Late Transfer Practice Tests


Our CEM Select practice tests are highly accurate, ensuring that your child’s preparation is targeted and efficient. 


Each timed module is marked automatically. Your child will then be able to review every question in detail with clear step-by-step explanations.


Statistical averages, based on the scores of other students who have taken the same practice test, are provided so you can get an idea of your child’s relative performance against their peer group. Click the below links to learn more and purchase: 


Online Practice Tests

📈CEM Select Practice Test 1

📈CEM Select Practice Test 2

📈CEM Select Practice Test 3

📈CEM Select Practice Test 4

📈CEM Select Practice Test 5

Skill Practice

📌CEM Select – Letter Connections

📌CEM Select – Missing Words

📌CEM Select – Multiple Meanings

📌CEM Select – Selected Letters

📌CEM Select – Synonyms




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The information in this post was correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.



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