You may feel concerned about adding pressure onto your child by entering them into mock exams, however the 11 plus is different to what children have experienced through exams at school. It is vital that children become familiar with not only the format, but the type of content and atmosphere at these events.
KSOL 11 plus mock exams give you the opportunity to assess two things - the first is to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses. It's always useful to get an independent view of your child's abilities to gain an idea of how capable they are for the 11 plus and how much work will be required to get there.
Our 11+ exams also indicate how likely your child is to succeed in the real entrance test. We use past statistics to give you data relating to your child's score; KSOL's confidential ranking reports also place your child's result in relation to everyone else who sat the same exam. This enables you to identify their placement amongst children who will also very likely be sitting the 11 plus entrance exam in your area.
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The Birmingham Consortium of Grammar Schools and selective grammar schools in South and East Warwickshire use CEM to deliver 11 plus entrance exams to the following schools: Bishop Vesey's Grammar School for Boys, Handsworth Grammar School, King Edward VI Aston School, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, King Edward VI Five Ways School, King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls and Sutton Grammar School for Girls, Alcester Grammar School, King Edward VI School, Stratford Girls' Grammar School, Ashlawn School, Lawrence Sheriff School and Rugby High School for Girls.
The 11 plus test is split into two 45-50 minute papers and includes sections in verbal ability, numerical ability and non verbal ability. KSOL mock exams have been designed to reflect the real entrance exams, giving children the opportunity to experience not only the content and format of the real test papers, but the live exam environment too. Find KSOL mock exam dates below. Click here for terms and conditions.
Please note that the Shirley mock exams taking place in August are all the same paper.
The 11 plus in Buckinghamshire works as an 'opt-out' process - if your child goes to a Local Authority primary school they will automatically be enrolled to take what is known as the 'transfer test.' To gain entry to one of the 13 selective grammar schools in the area (part of the TBGS - 'The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools'), your child will sit an 11 plus exam produced by GL. It is designed to test verbal, non verbal and mathematical skills.
Our mock exams are split into 2 papers of approximately 45 minutes and contain individually timed sections in verbal, non verbal and numerical ability. Click here for terms and conditions.
Sale Grammar School, Stretford Grammar School, Urmston Grammar School and Altrincham Grammar School for Girls are part of the Trafford Grammar Schools CEM Consortium Entrance Test (TGSCC) meaning that if you wish to apply to any of these schools, your child can sit just one exam. The CEM (Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring at Durham University) is a widely used independent exam provider of 11 plus exams and includes multiple choice question papers testing verbal, non verbal reasoning and mathematical skills.
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys and Loreto Grammar School both use GL assessment which also uses multiple choice format exams in verbal reasoning, non verbal reasoning and mathematics. Loreto also include a closed test in English, and Altrincham host their own Creative Writing paper. St Ambrose College conduct an internal exam in verbal reasoning, arithmetic and English.
KSOL mock exams cover a range of topics within the 11 plus syllabus to help children prepare for any eventuality. Whilst your child may have the right knowledge for the exam, new factors such as exam environment, time pressures and exam technique may influence the end result. However, with regular practice and familiarisation you can help your child face whatever may come their way. For KSOL mock exam dates, see below. Click here for terms and conditions.
There are 7 selective grammar schools in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud; Pate's Grammar School, High School for Girls, Ribston Hall High School, Sir Thomas Rich's School, The Crypt School, Marling School and Stroud High School. The CEM (Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring at the University of Durham) are the independent providers of the 11 plus exam in Gloucester and produce tests in verbal, non verbal and mathematical reasoning.
KSOL have over 16 years of CEM 11 plus experience, providing you with the peace of mind that your child is getting the best possible exam experience. Our mock exams are split into 2 papers of approximately 45 minutes and contain individually timed sections in verbal, non verbal and mathematical reasoning. See mock exam dates below. Click here for terms and conditions.
There are currently 5 grammar schools for the consortium of grammar schools in Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton; Adams' Grammar School, Newport Girls' High School, Queen Mary's Grammar School, Queen Mary's High School and Wolverhampton Girls' High School.
The CEM (Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring at University of Durham) provide the entrance assessment, however the content and weighting of the exam differs to the Birmingham/Warwickshire CEM exam; sections are divided equally into thirds for Maths, verbal ability and non verbal reasoning. This mock exam is split into 2 papers of approximately 45 minutes and contains individually timed sections. Click here for terms and conditions.
Terms & Conditions:
Please note that you will not receive a copy of the exam paper. We ensure that each exam tests and reflects the latest information that we have available regarding eleven plus exams. In order to protect our IPR, the exam paper cannot be given to parents.
The exam questions cannot be purchased in any retail/book store. They are unique to KSOL members. All questions are written by KSOL Educationalists and are based on findings from detailed research.
Please note: At KSOL, we ensure all our 11+ tutors are CRB/DBS checked before we allow them to work with children, whether that be online or in our KSOL centres.
Other Key Information:
NO changes to exam sessions or times can be made within 2 weeks of the exam date.
Cancellation Notice: We require 2 weeks notice before the exam date.
Cancellations made 2 weeks prior to the exam date will be issued a full refund; KSOL will aim to issue refunds within 14 days of confirming the customer request.
Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the exam date will NOT be issued a refund. However, in extenuating circumstances, KSOL may be able to offer a refund of up to 25% of the original booking price, but this facility CANNOT be guaranteed and will be provided at the discretion of KSOL. Under circumstances where another mock exam event is available, KSOL may offer to transfer your child’s booking, subject to an administration fee of £20. Any alterations would make the booking non-refundable and non-transferable to any other product or course offered by KSOL and be subject to availability.
Block exam bookings: Please note that any special discounted rate on block mock exam bookings will no longer apply when 1 or more exams are cancelled within that booking. The rate per exam will return to the normal price (£65 for non-members and £60 for members) and the amount refunded will be the difference between the amount paid on the special offer and the total cost of the remaining exams (at normal price). Only cancellations made before 2 weeks of the exam date will be offered a refund.
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