The 11 plus is an examination taken by some school pupils in their last year of primary school to get into a grammar school of their choice. Here’s what you need to know about the exam.
As a parent of a child taking the 11 plus exam you may find the process stressful. Reducing stress where you can is essential to ensuring your child’s success in securing a place at their school of choice.
What you and your child do on the morning of the exam can have a big impact on their performance. Being prepared can give your child the best chance of scoring well.
You may receive your child’s results or school allocation in a number of ways – post, email or online. Here are our top tips for handling results and allocations days
It can be daunting deciding where to start with 11 plus preparation. Here are some general tips to help you get started.
CEM stands for the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring. The CEM produce 11 plus entrance tests for schools and local authorities.
A number of grammar schools publish “sample papers” that are helpful for gauging the difficulty of their actual tests. Here is a selection of these valuable free practice materials.
One of the most common causes of confusion about the 11 plus are the terms “standardised score” and “age standardisation”. Here is an explanation of the process of standardising scores.
11+ Essentials – Maths Dictionary Plus: Essential Definitions, Example Questions & Practice (First Past the Post®)
Mathematics Dictionary Plus is a companion publication to the First Past The Post® series, which is published by ElevenPlusExams. The book contains definitions of key mathematical concepts using accessible language.View