11 Plus Schools

Hertfordshire - Barnet & Enfield 11 plus

London Borough of Barnet

The admissions brochure can be downloaded from the London Borough of Barnet website.

CEM Style Practice Sessions in Harrow suitable for Henrietta Barnet School

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CEM Style Mock Exams

Henrietta Barnett School Entry 2018

The following information is presented in the school’s consultation document, which may be found here

The information given below is yet to be confirmed and may be subject to change

Places 93 in Year 7
The School received in excess of 2160 applicants for Year 7 in 2016
Open Day Friday 14th July & Monday 17th July 2017
Closing Dates 31st October 2017 for CAF form
Closes – Monday 17th July 2017 5pm (forms can be downloaded from the website from April 2017)
11+ Test Dates Round One – Tuesday 5th September 2017
Round Two – October 2017 (To be confirmed in the summer term)
Test Types There are two parts
Round One: Approximately 70 minutes – Verbal Reasoning and Numerical Reasoning (by CEM)
Round Two: Approximately 70 minutes – English and Mathematics (written by the school)
English – questions to test comprehension and creative writing skills. The writing task may be two shorter pieces of writing or an extended piece, which can be a creative task, a discussion or opinion or a response to a scenario. Mathematics – questions to test problem solving skills
All tests are appropriate to Key Stage 2.
Familiarisation paper
The results of Round One (verbal and numerical reasoning tests) will be combined, standardized and placed in rank order. On the basis of this rank order, the top 300 candidates will be invited back to sit Round Two in October 2017. The results of Round Two will be combined with the results from Round One, standardized and placed in rank order before being submitted to the Local Authority who will offer the highest ranked applicants in accordance with parental preference.
Sample questions can be viewed HERE and
Although the CEM test can vary in different areas, there are some similarities; for more details on the CEM test see our Birmingham section HERE
Examiner Part 1 ( Verbal Reasoning and Numerical Reasoning) is set by CEM Durham University
Part 2 (English and Mathematics) is set by the school
Scores The results of part one will be combined, standardised and placed in rank order. The top 500 candidates will then have their English and Maths tests marked. The results of all 4 sections will be combined and placed in order of rank.
For candidates who did not achieve a high enough score in part one will be sent Verbal and Numerical reasoning scores and the cut off score.
For candidates who achieved a high enough score to have part two assessed, will not receive scores and ranking but a letter indicating how their scores correspond to previous years.
All candidates who are not offered a place can request their scores after the allocation date.
Allocation March 2018
Appeals Deadline for Appeals: June 2018 (to be confirmed)-forms can be downloaded from the school’s website.
Appeals heard: July 2018. Appeals Guide . In 2016 one appeal was heard and it was not successful
Admissions Henrietta Barnett
Admissions Policy

Appropriate Practice Materials for HB

NEW CEM Practice Materials now available on our online shop

Maths Practice Materials see here
English Practice Materials see here
CEM Practice Materials see here. Please note: exclude non-verbal reasoning products if your child is only sitting Henrietta Barnet exams.

Queen Elizabeth’s School Entry 2018

GL Style Mock Exams

Places 180 Boys in Year 7
Open Evening Thursday 6th July 2017
Closing Dates 31st October 2016 for CAF form
Test Registration – Friday 14th July 2017 (noon)
Forms available from Tuesday 2nd May 2017
11+ Test Dates Tuesday 19th September 2017
11+ Test Types Maths and English both multiple choice.
Both papers will be sat in one session.
Examiner GL Assessment
Scores Scores are standardised and then combined and then listed in rank order. Those who achieve a combined score of 210 will be deemed to have met the standard required. Achieving the required score does not however guarantee that a place will be offered. In the event of applicants scoring the same mark, allocation will be determined by the distance to the school
Test Results Posted to parents Friday 6th October 2017 (provisional)
Allocation 1st March 2018
Admissions Queen Elizabeth
Admissions Policy 2018
Recommended Materials Maths Practice Materials see here
English Practice Materials see here

Queen Elizabeth School’s previous scores

Number taking the test Number reaching the minimum score Number of Applicants Lowest score gaining admission
Sept 2016 entry 2204 770 869 226
Sept 2015 entry 1946 699 837 222
Sept 2014 entry 1985 718 830 223
Sept 2013 entry 1631 575 717 227

The number of applicants exceed the number achieving the required score because some applicants still make an application despite not passing.

Mill Hill County High School Admissions Information for September 2018 Entry

From two tests, there is now only one test. There is no longer a Mathematics test.

Places 243 places in Year 7
Type Mixed, partially selective
Open Evening TBC
Closing Dates 31st October 2017 for CAF form
Registration deadline: Friday 19th May 2017 3pm
(Registration opens Friday 31st March 2017)
11 + Test Dates Saturday 9th September 2017 – Aptitude Test: Verbal Reasoning & Abstract Reasoning(non-verbal), multiple choice
Saturday 17th June 2017 and Sunday 9th July 2017 – Dance auditions
Sunday 11th June 2017, Sunday 18th June 2017 and Saturday 24th June 2017 – Music auditions
Examiners GL Assessment
Notification Test times and auditions – by Friday 2nd June 2017
Results Dance/Music results – by Friday 21st July 2017
Aptitude results – by Friday 21st October 2017
Allocations 1st March 2018
Other information The following criteria is used for admissions:-
1. Children in public care
2. 90 pupils on the basis of geographical proximity
3. Siblings
4. Up to 24 technology, 24 music and 12 dance places
Numbers for 2016 Admissions:-
*There were 1018 applications for 243 places.
*There were 1018 applications for ‘geography’ places, with 108 places being allocated, the furthest address being 0.935 miles from the Head’s office.
*2071 children sat the Technology Aptitude Test for 24 places.
*392 children were auditioned for 24 Musical Aptitude places.
*121 children were auditioned for 12 Dance Aptitude places.
Admission numbers for previous years see HERE
Recommended Practice Materials Verbal Reasoning
Non-verbal Reasoning
Admissions Mill Hill County High School
Admissions Policy 2018
Tel: 020 8238 8180
Email: admin@mhchs.org.uk

St Michaels’ Admissions Information for September 2017 Entry

Places 96 places in Year 7
Type Girls Grammar
Open Evening Thursday 30th June 2016
Closing Dates Friday 28th October 2016 for CAF form
Tuesday 12th July 2016 for Test Registration
11 + Test Date Friday 9th September 2016
11+ Test Types Verbal Reasoning, Non-verbal Reasoning, English, Mathematics, all multiple choice format
Examiners NFER
Scores Children are ranked in order starting from highest score. A minimum score must be reached in each paper. Where applicants have equal scores, the verbal reasoning score will be considered first, then non-verbal reasoning, then English, then Maths.
Allocation March 2017
Admissions St Michael’s
Admissions Policy 2018
Recommended Practice Materials Verbal reasoning
Non-verbal reasoning

London Borough of Enfield

Latymer School

There is only one grammar school in Enfield, the Latymer School, which is mixed.
In 2016 there were 1974 applications. In 2012 there were 1741 applications (for 2013 entry). In 2011 there were 1675 applicants. In 2008 there were 1778 applications.

Latymer allocate up to 20 places based on exceptional musical standard. Those seeking these places have to also sit the entrance test.

Note: Latymer 11+ change for 2018

For entry 2018, Latymer School is planning to change it’s entrance test to a two stage testing and also change the exam provider from CEM to GL Assessment
They will have the stage one test in July 2017 which will entail multiple choice Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning.

The top 500 applicants will be invited back to sit the stage two test in September 2017 which will be a full written English paper consisting of a comprehension and writing exercise.
The draft can be seen HERE

Latymer Admissions Information for entry September 2018

The following information is provisional and is subject to change.

Places 186 in Year 7 (Mixed)
Open Evening Wednesday 28th June 2017 or Thursday 29th June 2017
Closing Dates 31st October 2017 for CAF form
Registration form: Thursday 29th June 2017
Registration opens on Monday 15th May 2017
11+ Test Dates Saturday 15th July 2017 – Part 1
Sunday 17th September 2017 – Part 2
11+ Test Types Part 1 – Verbal Reasoning and Mathematics. Both papers are multiple choice format, written by GL Assessment. Each paper 50 minutes each. There will be three sessions on this day and the session allocated cannot be altered.
Part 2 – English paper, fully written (not multiple choice). Section 1 will be a reading and answer test lasting 30 minutes.
Section 2 will be a written exercise(story writing) lasting 30 minutes.
Candidates are expected to show competence in writing skills appropriate to KS2 English and apply these creatively. This paper will be marked by the school. There will be two sessions on this day and the session cannot be altered.
Examiner Part 1 – GL Assessment
Part 2 – Latymer School
Scores The top 500 ranked candidates in part 1 will be invited to sit part 2. The final ranking is determined by the aggregate of the standardised scores of all three tests. 186 places will be offered. The following criteria will be applied in order of priority:
1. A child with special needs (must be ranked in top 500)
2. A child in care (must be ranked in top 500)
3. Maximum of 20 applicants from the inner area who show musical talent
4. Maximum of 20 applicants from the inner area eligible for Pupil Premium
5. Remaining places being offered to those in the inner are with highest aggregate age standardised scores
The inner area consists of the following postcodes (there is no preference within this list):
E2, E4, E5, E8, E9, E17, EN1, EN2, EN3, EN4, EN5 (Sectors 1, 2, 4, 5 only), EN8 (Sectors 7, 8, 9 only),
N1 (not N1C), N2, N3, N4, N5, N6, N7, N8, N9, N10, N11, N12, N13, N14, N15, N16, N17, N18, N19, N20, N21,
Test Results October 2017
Allocation 2nd March 2018
Admissions Latymer School

Appropriate Practice Materials For Latymer

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Cem Practice Materials see here

Information on this page was believed to be correct at the time of writing, but we would not necessarily be aware of subsequent changes unless someone brings them to our attention.
Before acting on any information given here, please verify that it is up to date.

Page updated 12th March 2017


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