The final third of most 11+ maths papers are all about thinking on your feet and adapting your maths knowledge to novel situations. This can mean that perfectly intelligent adults sometimes struggle with these questions. Can you solve this one? (I do a video explanation if not!)
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Some quick thoughts about the recent drop in average GCSE grades, and an O level 1968 paper to take a look at.
A collection of past papers for 11+ exams.
A collection of exam papers for the 13+ English, maths and science exams.
The 13+ usually refers to an entrance exam taken by children in Year 8 who plan to enter a new school in Year 9. However, "13+" can mean a few different exams which need to be prepared for differently. Read on to find out more.
So your child is approaching secondary school age, and you think you might like to switch to an independent school or a grammar school. Read on to get an overview of the different exams and assessments you'll be facing.