Year 7

Boys applying to enter Year 7 will sit 11+ exams in January in the year of entry.

There are three tests in Mathematics, English and Verbal Reasoning. For Year 7 entry in 2022 all of our test papers are supplied by GL Assessment we will be using their dedicated 11+ entry tests. These admissions papers are standardised on a student sample reflective of the children sitting such examinations. GL Assessment also provide free familiarisation materials and practice papers which can be downloaded here

Access arrangements are available for all eligible candidates, full reports must be supplied upon application.

English (1 hour)

The 11+ English tests assess English in line with the new National Curriculum taught in schools up to the start of Year 6. The areas assessed typically include
aspects of reading comprehension, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Mathematics (1 Hour)

The 11+ mathematics tests assess mathematics in line with the new National Curriculum and cover a variety of curriculum areas taught in schools up to the start of Year 6. The areas assessed typically include aspects of number, measurement, geometry and statistics. Some questions involve using current mathematical skills to solve new kinds of mathematical problems.

Verbal Reasoning ( 1 hour)

Verbal Reasoning (VR) mainly involves reasoning with words. This includes the production of words, use of words and relationships between words. Some VR item types also involve reasoning with letters and numbers; these question types are not testing mathematics, but use letters and numbers as symbols to predict, for example, a sequence or relationship.

Further information on the exam papers and parent guides from GL Assessment can be found here