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Year 7 Entrance Exam for September 2023

We are delighted that you are considering OHGS for your child. Our Open Evening for Year 7 entry in September 2023 will take place on Friday 30th September 2022 from 4.15pm to 7pm. Tours of the school will be available at 4.15pm and 5.30pm – please contact us on to register your attendance.

On receipt of your child’s application, he/she will be invited to sit our Entrance Exam which will be held on Wednesday 11th January 2023.

Your child will sit the following exams:-

Maths – 1 hour

Verbal Reasoning – 1 hour

English Reading – 35 minutes

English Writing – 30 minutes

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

More verbal reasoning papers are available to purchase by following this link