11+ Exam

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The secondary transfer test (11+) in Buckinghamshire is set by GL assessment. Below is an outline of what the test includes, and what children need to know in order to pass the test.
 
Test format

Children will sit two 45-minute papers on the same day, with a short break in between, comprising of the following:
 
Paper 1
 

  • English comprehension

  • Technical English

  • Verbal reasoning

 
Paper 2
 

  • Maths

  • Non-verbal reasoning

  • Spatial reasoning

 
The table below will help you understand the requirements of the test, and also outline the weighting of each section.

More information can be found on the Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools’ website: www.thebucksgrammarschools.org. You may also wish to visit GL Assessment’s own website, which contains some familiarisation materials, so you can get a sense of what the exams will contain: www.gl-assessment.co.uk