11+ (Secondary Transfer Test)

There are two types of mainstream secondary schools in Buckinghamshire: grammar schools and upper schools. Grammar schools admit  children based on their performance in the Secondary Transfer Test (previously known as the 11+). Upper schools admit any child, regardless of ability. The pass mark is 121 points.

For the past five years up until 2017, the 11+ was independently produced by the Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring (CEM) at the University of Durham. However in 2018, the test will be produced by GL Assessments. Detailed information will be published by Buckinghamshire County Council in November.

How we can help?

We have been preparing children for the 11+ test for over a decade. We offer a variety of different services all of which are based in our own fully staffed education centre in Stone.


11+ Weekly Tutorials

Children learn best in small groups and with clear set goals. Classes at Maple last for one hour and a half and homework is given on a weekly basis to reinforce what has been taught in class.

The session include 11+ concepts that are not necessarily covered in state primary schools, such as non-verbal reasoning. They encompass deep learning in English language (vocabulary, writing, comprehension and verbal reasoning), maths (problem solving, tables, arithmetic) non-verbal reasoning, and confidence. We also provide termly mini mock tests to improve exam skill and exposure of the 11+ question types.



Weekly Lesson Timetable

  • Mondays to Thursdays: 4.00pm to 5.30pm and also 5.45 to 7.15pm
  • Fridays: 4:00 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Saturdays: 8.30am to 10.00 am: 10.15 am to 11.45: 12:15 to 13.45

How Much Does it Cost?

One weekly lesson (90 minutes) = £34.00 (Sibling rate = £31.00)

Two weekly lessons (2 x 90 minutes) = £60.00 (Sibling rate = £57.00)

Book a free assessment

Interested in other ways we can help with 11+? We also offer Intensive 11+ Summer Course 2018, during the summer. From January to July we host full 11+ Mock Exams 2018.


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