New Essex 11 plus exam practice tests 

Welcome to our new Essex 11 plus exam practice tests.

School Entrance recommends that your 11 plus CSSE test practice is as similar as possible to the

11 plus publisher CSSE 11 plus exams for 2022.



Essex 11 plus exam practice tests

The CSSE 11+ Exam has become increasingly challenging. Our partner’s Essex 11 plus exam practice tests match this higher difficulty level.

These replicate the format, layout and style of the actual CSSE exam exactly.

This makes them ideal 11 plus exam preparation for entry to any CSSE school (Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex):

  • King Edward VI Grammar School
  • Colchester County High School for Girls
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School
  • Southend High School for Girls and Southend High School for Boys
  • Westcliff High School for Girls and Westcliff High School for Boys
  • St Bernard’s High School for Girls
  • St Thomas More High School
  • Shoeburyness High School

School Entrance Tests recommends these Essex 11 plus exam practice tests because:

  1. Each practice test is designed to cover the full examination experience, covering Maths and English.
  2. The Maths paper covers the complete syllabus expected at this level at the correct difficulty level.
  3. The English paper covers all three sections that will come up in the actual exam: Comprehension, Applied Reasoning and Continuous Writing.
  4. Answers, marking guidelines and model responses for the Writing section are included.
  5. There are five new Essex 11 plus exam practice tests to cover all possible CSSE 11 plus question variations.
  6. Each Essex 11+ test contains unique content.
  7. All the 11 plus practice tests mirror the actual Essex CSSE 11+ in terms of that specific 11 plus exam’s difficulty.


We believe that:

  • These are the best available 11 plus diagnostic tests for benchmarking 11 plus revision progress.
  • Being familiar with the format of the exam is beneficial for children as it boosts their confidence and helps calm nerves.
  • Providing parents and their children with the correct school entry exam preparation, reduces the chance of any anxiety-inducing question surprises on 11 plus exam day.