Hi, we are going for independent, with a bursary, we hope, or a Scholarship too.
I know that when I took the 11+ aeons ago, we did no prepartion and indeed, didn't even know we were doing it until after. At least, I didn't know that was what we'd done! We did it in the hall at our primary school.
My mum was a teacher at the school, and the head told her I had got the top score for Hampshire. Not sure any other parents knew what their children got.
I seem to remember it (vaguely) as ONLY being NVR and VR, sort of intelligence test questions which NONE of us had ever seen before.
I remember enjoying it.
Not sure kids nowadays enjoy it though!
Too much pressure and stress, which, when you think about it, might have been why I did so well - no pressure and no stress!