Entrance Exams

11+ Candidates

11+ candidates in possession of a conditional offer following Preview Weekend, will be asked to sit 11+ Entrance papers in the January prior to entry.

Candidates who attend Prep Schools which follow the 11+ Common Entrance syllabus will sit these exams in their own school. These exams take place on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 January 2018. Candidates must be registered for these papers by their Prep school by 1 December 2017. Examples of past ISEB 11+ Common Entrance papers (English, Maths and Science) can be found at on the Independent Schools Examinations Board website

Candidates at other schools will be asked to sit Benenden’s own Entrance or Scholarship exams. For 2018 entry the 11+ Entrance exams take place on Wednesday 17 January 2018. These can be taken either at Benenden or in their own school, if permitted. Examples of Benenden’s own Entrance papers (English and Maths) can be found below.

Examples of recent 11+ Entrance papers

English

Maths


Examples of recent 11+ Academic Scholarship papers

English

Maths

13+ Candidates

For 2018 entry the 13+ Academic Scholarship candidates will be tested in four papers - English, Maths, Science and a combined Humanities and Languages paper from which two subjects will be picked - History, Geography, Latin, French writing and/or Spanish writing.

Examples of recent 13+ Entrance papers

English

Maths

 

Examples of recent 13+ Academic Scholarships