Which are the best independent school 10+ Exam practice papers to use for Year 6 2023 admissions?

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Prep school 10+ practice papers for Year 6 entry exams

Top 10+ Exam practice papers

FREE English exam 10+ Practice

You will find below the very latest school entrance 10 plus English and 10+ Maths past papers.

Our 10+ English grammar papers





Key Points about 10+ Exams School Entrance

  • The 10+ admissions tests are taken in the Spring term in Year 5 for entry into Year 6 the following September.
  • The admissions process varies from school to school.
  • However these private schools typically test in English and maths with some adding a reasoning paper
  • Plus verbal reasoning and/or non-verbal reasoning.
  • The additional 10+ exams are at a slightly lower level than the 11+ examination.

How do 10+ Examinations relate to 11 plus exams?

  • 11+ exam entry continues to get ever more competitive.
  • Hence some parents choose for children to sit an exam a year earlier at around 10 years old.
  • There are only a few schools that offer the 10+ entry.
  • If students are successful at 10+, they are not required to take the 11+ examination the following year.
  • Unless they are wanting to be considered for a scholarship or bursary place.
  • Those unsuccessful students at 10+ entry are still able to sit the exam at 11+ entry.


10+ examination for prep school entry

The ISEB pretests described in the YouTube video above are used to select students for Year 2 entry into top schools across the country.


How best to use School Entrance Tests‘ 10+ past papers

Here is our step-by-step guide to encourage the best form of school entrance test practice. This is using the practice materials which are closest to your 10+ school entry exam. This is why we offer the very latest school entrance 8+ past paers. These are the best source for your child to use.
Year 5 prep school entrance exams


Our notes for using past school entry papers

Firstly, the above Guide to using 10+ past papers may occur alongside your child’s tutor.

Also, we also offer more challenging past 10+ papers for revision. These are supplied by our practice 8+ exam partners because of their reputation for providing high quality and engaging online (mock) exams. We recommend incorporately these at the asterisked step 5. *

Completing our 10+ Prep School practice papers is excellent preparation for 11+ past papers.


Galore Park, the ISEB publishers, also offer a comprehensive range of 10+ revision papers and revision guides for Year 5 based upon the

10+ National Curriculum requirements:

AgeYearKey stageAssessment

9 to 10Year 5KS2
10 to 11Year 6KS2National tests in English reading, maths, and grammar, punctuation and spelling. Teacher assessments in English writing and science

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