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Year 7 Entrance Exam

Our Year 7 Entrance Exam for September 2022 entry will take place on Wednesday 12th January 2022 from 8.45am to 3.45pm.

Important Dates

Closing Date for Applications – Monday, 3 January 2022

Date of Entrance Examination – Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Interviews will be held – Week beginning 24 January 2022

Offer letters sent out – Week beginning 7 February 2022

Replies to offers due by – Friday, 5 March 2022

In order for your child to sit the Entrance Exam you should submit an application form. These are available by contacting Once you have submitted the application form your child will be invited to sit our entrance exam.

During the morning your child will sit the following exams:-

Maths – 1 hour

Verbal Reasoning – 1 hour

English Reading – 35 minutes

English Writing – 30 minutes

There will be a short break in the morning and your child will be provided with a drink and a snack. Once all the assessments are completed, your child will have lunch at school before enjoying an afternoon of fun activities, after which you will be asked to collect your child at 3.45pm.

Please find below sample exam papers along with the corresponding mark schemes. If you have any further questions please contact us on

English Reading Exam

Sample 1 – Reading Exam Extract

Sample 1 – Reading Exam Mark Scheme

Sample 1 – Reading Exam Questions

Sample 2 – Reading Exam Extract

Sample 2 – Reading Exam Mark Scheme

Sample 2 – Reading Exam Questions

English Writing Exam

Sample 1 and 2 – Writing Exam Mark Scheme

Writing Exam Questions Sample 1

Writing Exam Questions Sample 2

Maths Exam

Sample 1 – Maths Mark Scheme

Sample 1 – Maths Questions

Sample 2 – Maths Mark Scheme

Sample 2 – Maths Questions

Verbal Reasoning Exam

Verbal Reasoning 1 – Answer Sheet

Verbal Reasoning 1 – Test Booklet

Verbal Reasoning 2 – Answer Sheet

Verbal Reasoning 2 – Test Booklet

Verbal Reasoning 3 – Answer Sheet

Verbal Reasoning 3 – Test Booklet

Verbal Reasoning Parent’s Guide