Our recommended 12+ test practice for the Late Transfer test

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Here’s our recommended 12 Plus Entry test practice;

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  • Determines a child’s suitability to join a grammar school in Years 8 or 9.
  • Allows additional time to prepare.
  • Strong academic focus on the core subjects and is used by many of the top grammar schools in the UK.
  • Always on the basis of available grammar school spaces in those year groups.


Who takes the 12+ Late transfer test?

It is aimed at Years 7 and 8 pupils who’ve narrowly missed out on an 11 plus pass (to gain entry to grammar school). Although not all grammar schools accept 12+ exam (13+ exam entry).

What happens is that to, three or more grammar school places can become available for two reasons:

  • Firstly, if there are too few grammar school applicants in a particular 11+ year.
  • Secondly, pupils who decide, for whatever reason, to leave their grammar school in the middle of a term.


What Does the 12+ exam (13+ Exam) Involve?

  • The exam tests ability in the core subjects: English, Maths and Reasoning
  • Every school has a slightly different exam structure, but generally, children are tested on their abilities in the core subjects of Maths, English and Reasoning.

Common Entrance ISEB 13+ Registration

Pupils are usually entered for the examinations by their prep school.

Register here for the ISEB Common Entrance exam 2023.


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