11 Plus English Question Topics

  • Comprehension - Interpretation, inferencing and fact finding
  • Vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms
  • Usage of words and spelling
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Sentence structure
  • Literacy
  • Basic verbal reasoning

11 Plus Maths Question Topics

  • Number and place value
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Fractions, percentages and decimals
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Algebra
  • Units and measurements
  • Time and money
  • Distance, speed and time
  • Geometry, reflection and rotation
  • Statistics and probability
  • Data and Charts
  • Word problems
  • Sequences and number patterns

11 Plus Comprehension Question Topics

  • Interpretation
  • Inferencing
  • Evidencing
  • Summarizing
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency
  • Fact finding
  • Reflection
  • Compare and contrast

11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Question Topics

  • Sequencing
  • Sorting
  • Coding and decoding
  • Hidden words
  • Jumbled words
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • Partial words
  • Word relationship
  • Anagrams
  • Cloze
  • Number matrix
  • Number sequence

11 plus exam can be "horribly difficult" without good preparation and practice

11 plus exam preparation requires a methodical approach which can start as early as year 3 or as late as year 5. The sooner you start the more time you will have to work on your child's strengths and weaknesses. Use of the modern tools to enhance learning and the right practice materials can make a difference in passing the 11 plus exam or struggling to pass through.

11 plus in news

"It’s better not to tell your children you’re taking the test until after you’ve done it. You know, just in case you fail miserably." - The Guardian

The Guardian - Could you ace the 11-plus? – quiz
BBC - Could you pass the 11-plus?
The Sun - Half of parents get these 11-plus exam questions wrong – can YOU crack them?

Vocabulary building is much more than learning the meaning of a word

What do you get from our 11 plus practice modules?

  • Anytime tutor support
  • Hundreds of questions in each topic for plenty of practice
  • Concept building questions to introduce new topics and strengthen existing known topics
  • Practice 11 plus questions to test the knowledge
  • Timed worksheets to practice questions under time pressure
  • Reports to track progress on a daily basis
  • Customise learning to focus on specific topics
  • Set learning goals and targets
  • 250+ past papers to practice
  • 5000+ past paper questions to practice