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Invicta Grammar School | Late Transfer (In-Year 12+ and 13+) Entry Information

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Introduction

 

Invicta Grammar School is a grammar school for girls located in Maidstone, Kent. It has specialist Business and Enterprise College status and has received an achievement award from the Department for Education and Skills for three consecutive years. It also has the Artsmark Gold and Sportsmark awards. [1]

 

The school maximises pupils’ abilities through a strong academic provision while simultaneously offering them a varied non-academic education. Balancing the two, the curriculum covers English, mathematics, science, MFL, history, geography, art, DT, food preparation & nutrition, business & enterprise, computing, RE, performing arts, music and PE.

 

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in all categories, Invicta Grammar is actively invested in facilitating the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of girls, boasting top grades for the quality of teaching, as well. Paired with excellent academic results, the achievement of girls is grounded in the school’s efforts to produce creative individuals who know how to stand up for themselves while at the same time being considerate of the needs of others. [2] [3]

 

Invicta Grammar School’s standard entry point is 11 Plus. However, the school also accepts applications from pupils interested in In-Year (Late) Entry. To assess pupils for late transfer, Invicta Grammar School administers the CAT4 online test. 

 

The Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4) covers four subject areas, each of them evaluating pupils’ Reasoning skills though standardised assessments. 

 

Invicta Grammar School Late Transfer (In-Year 12 Plus & 13 Plus) Admissions Information

 

These tests will be taken at Invicta Grammar School. If you wish your daughter to be considered for the assessments, you should apply using the ‘In Year Common Application Form’. 

 

In order to be offered a place, your daughter’s scores should place her in the top 25% of the ability range.

 

Invicta Grammar School Late Transfer (In-Year) Exam Information

 

Address: Huntsman Lane, Maidstone ME14 5DR

County: Kent

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01622 755856

School type: Grammar school for girls

Number of students: 1380 (approx.)

Exam type / Board: CAT4

 

As part of the assessment process for late transfer entry, your child will be asked to complete the CAT4 assessment. 

 

Based on performance in this test, schools can judge pupils’ progress over the academic year and hence decide on their setting and streaming (according to ability). 

 

This assessment is an effective way for schools to understand pupils’ strengths and weaknesses and to personalise learning and adapt teaching.

 

Invicta Grammar School Late Transfer (In-Year) Exam Format

 

The CAT4 assessment will cover Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning.

 

  • The Verbal Reasoning section examines problem-solving skills using words.

 

  • The Non-Verbal Reasoning section covers problem-solving using shapes and patterns, rather than words.

 

  • The Spatial Reasoning section assesses your child’s ability to identify shapes and how they change. 

 

  • The Quantitative Reasoning section tests their ability to solve problems using numbers.

 

Invicta Grammar School Late Transfer (In-Year) Practice Tests and Courses

 

Our CAT4 practice tests and courses are highly accurate, ensuring that your child’s preparation is targeted and efficient. Read on to learn more!

 

CAT4 Practice Tests

 

Our highly rated CAT4 practice tests are available to take online immediately after purchase. Each module is marked automatically and can then be reviewed. Answers and explanations are provided for every question, as well as comparative ranking statistics on a per module basis so that you can precisely determine your child’s strengths and weaknesses. These practice tests are specifically designed for CAT4 Levels D and E, which are taken in Year 7 and 8 for 12+ and 13+ entry, respectively.

 

12+ CAT4 PRACTICE TESTS

CAT4 – Level D – Practice Test 1

CAT4 – Level D – Practice Test 2

CAT4 – Level D – Practice Test 3

CAT4 – Level D – Practice Test 4

CAT4 – Level D – Practice Test 5

 

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13+ CAT4 PRACTICE TESTS

CAT4 – Level E – Practice Test 1

CAT4 – Level E – Practice Test 2

CAT4 – Level E – Practice Test 3

CAT4 – Level E – Practice Test 4

CAT4 – Level E – Practice Test 5

 

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CAT4 Video Courses

 

The following online video courses cover each section of the CAT4 exam. Each course consists of a series of lessons and step-by-step explanations. These will help your child recognise the underlying patterns to look out for in this assessment and thus master the required Reasoning techniques. The courses cover every possible question type that could potentially come up in the CAT4 test for 12+ and 13+ entry.

 

CAT4 Quantitative Reasoning Course

CAT4 Non-Verbal Reasoning Course

CAT4 Spatial Reasoning Course

CAT4 Verbal Reasoning 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 the publishers of the CAT4 or any other test publisher.

 

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