11+

Our specialised home and online tutors can support your child with the 11+ exams. The 11+ is a school entrance exam for pupils to gain place in grammar school, sat in Sept/ Oct of  Year 6.Our tutors can prepare your child for this very exam!

In 11+, students study Maths, English, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The exam is taken in September of Year 6 and children typically make preparations for this in the beginning of Year 3 or 4 of primary school. 

 

Areas covered in the test include: 

 

  • Long Maths: which is word problems  

  • Short maths: which are mental arithmetic questions

  • Verbal reasoning/ English: which comprises of comprehension, along with understanding of grammar, punctuation and spelling rules  

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning: sequences, logic, coding and analysis of patterns 

 

There are two main exam boards that children study towards called GL for Buckinghamshire schools and CEM for Berkshire schools. Children can sit both exams for the best chances of getting a place into a grammar school.