"The 11+" is the broad name given to a set of challenging entrance tests that children take to get into a grammar school. These tests are typically taken at the beginning of Year 5, when children are aged between 9 and 10 years-old.
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Grammar schools are secondary schools in England known for their high standards of academic education. To get into a grammar school, your child needs to pass their 11+ tests.
11+ tests can be set by CEM, GL Assessment and several other exam boards. They can be in Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, English Reading and numerous other subjects. Different schools have different assessment strategies so it's very important to check your grammar school's admissions policy.
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