Test practice 6 plus Year 2 test papers

We have collated the widest range of Year 2 test practice 6 plus exams for your 6 plus test practice.

6+ Exams practice for prep School Entry

Buy a challenging set of 6+ Maths or 6 plus English exams below:

Prep school 6+ exams intro

  • To select students for Year 2 entry into top prep schools.
  • All prep schools test Maths and English. Plus some also test reasoning skills.
  • Practising 6+ exams will also prepare your child for prep schools’ 7 plus exams.
  • Solving these 6 plus past exam papers will give your child good practice in questions ranging from difficulty level easy to hard.
  • We advise parents to practice these 6 plus past papers alongside their child.
  • Doing this will help build confidence to face all kinds of questions. It will also improve your child’s performance in their 6 plus school tests.


So, how are 6 plus school exam results used?

  • Private schools conduct 6 plus entry exams to select pupils for year 2 admission into independent schools across the United Kingdom.
  • Hence most 6 plus plus examinations are used to gain a place in top independent schools.

Key Points about 6+ Exams School Entrance

  • Some parents wait until the end of Year 6 to move their children to a secondary school.
  • Other parents move them earlier, particularly if you are considering moving your child from a state primary school to an independent preparatory school.

Have a 6 plus question?

Rob Williams

We speak as 6 plus private school test experts. Do ask Rob your 6 plus test questions, at passedpapers@gmail.com
Rob consults for independent school test publishers: GL Assessment ; Cambridge AssessmentHodder Education, and the ISEB.

Prep School entry exam introductory guides


SEARCH the UK’s Independent/private schools that use the ISEB Common Pretest.


How do you know your child will pass their 6+ exam?

Once your child’s 6+ practice test performance has improved sufficiently, then use one of the remianing 6+ practice tests from your 6+ test bundle as a mock 5+ exam. Is their 6+ score high enough to pass their 6 plus prep school exam?

The best private schools will expect Year 2 pupils to demonstrate that they can work to a higher standard than the Year 2 curriculum for Year 2 Maths and Year 2 English.

How best to use our 6 plus past papers for your 6 plus prep school entry exam revision

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 school entry exam. This is why we offer the latest school entrance past papers. These are the best source for your child to use.
  1. You need to search the School Entrance Tests‘ Index to access the 6 plus school entrance test which your child will be taking.
  2. Download the latest available 6 plus past papers.
  3. Schedule regular weekly 6 plus revision sessions for your child to familiarise themselves with the 6+ exam formats.
  4. As they complete more 6 plus practice papers your child will perfect their 6 plus exam technique*
  5. Note those sub-tests (for example the 11 plus for grammar school entry has four separate papers or subtests.

Our notes for using past school entry papers

We can offer more challenging past 6 plus papers for revision. These are supplied by our practice 6 plus exam partners because of their reputation for providing high quality and engaging online (mock) exams.


Who are School Entrance Tests?

Have a look at our London Prep menu. From there you will find links to Admission Info as well as Entrance Exams for Prep Schools in London. We offer extensive lists of Year 2 maths test pdfs; year 2 maths papers; year 2 maths tests with answers; and 6 plus exams practice.