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To enter at this stage your son must be 14 years old by 1 September of the year of entry.

The exam will consist of three written papers:

English

The entrance test follows National Curriculum guidelines and consists of two parts:

  • Comprehension (45 minutes).   
  • Writing – A choice of subjects to allow free English expression (30 minutes).

 Mathematics

The exam lasts for 75 minutes and will be based on topics in the National Curriculum at Key Stage 3.

Please Note: We do not supply past or practice papers but relevant revision material can be readily found online and in print.

Non-Verbal Reasoning

The boys sit a non-verbal reasoning paper that lasts 30 minutes.  A clear explanation of how to approach the test is given prior to the actual paper, including a practice test.

Year 10 Entrance Procedure