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Eaton Square Upper School 11 Plus (11+) Entry | Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT)

Introduction

Located in central London, Eaton Square School is an independent school for boys and girls aged 2.5 to 13 years. In 2017, the senior school Eaton Square Upper opened for up to 420 pupils from 11 to 18 years.

 

Although academic performance at Eaton Square is important, the school also places emphasis on extra-curricular and creative pursuits such as sports, music and arts. By creating a well-balanced educational environment, pupils can gain confidence and approach their school days with enthusiasm.

 

For an insight into academic life at Eaton Square School, take a look at this promotional video:

 

How to Apply for 11 Plus Entry to Eaton Square Upper School

To apply for a place at Eaton Square School at 11 Plus, parents and guardians must first download and complete the registration form. The form can then be returned to the Admissions Office, alongside a non-refundable registration fee of £100 per child. If you would like to make an appointment to visit the school ahead of registration, please email the Registrar at [email protected]

 

Successful applicants will be asked to attend an admissions interview. Before the interview takes place, the school will request a detailed report from the pupils’ current headteacher, which could have an impact on final placings.

The Eaton Square School 11 Plus CAT Test

In order to secure a place at Eaton Square Upper School, candidates are required to sit the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4). The exam aims to provide the school with an overview of a pupil’s academic potential and ensure they are suited to the academic requirements at Eaton Square.

Eaton Square School Admissions Criteria

In order to gain entry to Eaton Square Upper School, candidates must pass the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4), attend a pupil interview and provide a report from their current headteacher. During the interview, prospective pupils will be encouraged to talk about their academic interests, extra-curricular activities and hobbies. The purpose of the interview is to ensure that candidates meet the required National Curriculum level.

How to Prepare for the Eaton Square Upper School CAT4

For 11 Plus entry, Eaton Square School uses the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4).

 

As way of an introduction to preparing for the CAT4 assessment, we’d recommend reading the following resources:

 

Independent School Cognitive Abilities Tests (CATs) for Year 4-8 Entry

Year 7 CATs: Everything Parents Need to Know

Study Skills for the Cognitive Abilities Test in Primary School

How to Improve CAT Scores

 

One of the most effective ways to prepare for an assessment is to create a detailed study plan that outlines what topics need to be studied before test day. As part of the schedule, we’d recommend that parents allow time to practice exam technique for the CAT using practice tests and courses. Not only do these help familiarise students with the layout of the test, but they also allow students to answer practice questions that may be similar to those asked on exam day.

 

We specialise in publishing CAT4 practice tests and courses to help students improve their confidence. We have four 90-minute practice tests available, each consisting of 8 modules that cover Verbal, Non-Verbal, Quantitative and Spatial Reasoning questions.

 

Each of our practice tests is pitched at the same difficulty level but contains a unique set of questions. The first provides parents with an indication of their child’s current cognitive abilities, whilst the remaining can be a great way to benchmark and monitor progress and improvement.

Eaton Square Upper School CAT4 Practice Tests and Courses

 

Practice Tests

You can learn more about our highly accurate online CAT4 practice tests by clicking on the links below. These CAT Practice Tests are available to take online immediately after purchase. Each module is marked automatically and is then available for review with answers and explanations provided for every question. We also provide comparative ranking statistics on a per module basis so you can quickly identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses.

 

CAT4 Practice Test 1

CAT4 Practice Test 2

CAT4 Practice Test 3

CAT4 Practice Test 4

 

Video Courses

The following online video courses cover everything your child needs to know for each section of the CAT4 assessment. Each course consists of a series of lessons that go through each question type in great detail, providing step-by-step explanations and techniques to help your child recognise the underlying patterns to look out for. They cover every possible question type that could come up in the CAT4 test.

 

CAT4 Quantitative Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Non-Verbal Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Spatial Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Verbal Reasoning Video Course

 

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The information in this post was correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.

 

Please note that Pretest Plus is an independent publisher of practice tests and not affiliated with or endorsed by any other test publisher.

 

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