Private school 5+ to 16+ test practice

Here’s some excellent replica versions of actual 5 prep school entry tests:

How do you know your child will pass their prep school exam?

We recommend that parents practice these past papers with their child. Doing this will help build the necessary exam-taking confidence to face all kinds of 5+ test questions.

Our extensive 10+ private school exam papers cover the range of selective prep schools. Since these do vary in difficulty, we are not suggesting that everyone be used for your child’s 10+ preparation.

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Our calming tips for prep school parents 

  • If your child is worried about taking their exam, we advise reassuring them they will be fine and just to do their best.
  • Do not leave any prep school exam anxiety issues, such as those described above, to get better on their own without any invention.
  • It can lead to a situation in which your child can’t focus at all on their practice.

So, how are prep school exam results used?

  • Private schools conduct prep school examinations to select students for year 2 admission into independent schools across the United Kingdom. Most 10 plus examinations are used to gain a place in top independent schools.
  • Top private schools will expect pupils to demonstrate that they can work to a higher standard than that Year’s curriculum for Maths syllabus and forthe English syllabus.

Have a prep school exam query?

Rob Williams

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Rob consults for independent school test publishers: GL Assessment ; Cambridge Assessment ; Hodder Education, and the ISEB.

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