Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby – CAT4 Practice Tests and Courses for Year 7, 11+ Entry

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Based in Great Crosby on Merseyside, Merchant Taylors’ School is an independent day school for boys and girls. In line with the motto Small Things Grow in Harmony, it offers a purposeful learning atmosphere that has characterised its ethos since it was founded in 1620. [1]


The academic provision in both the girls’ and boys’ school is broad, catering for children’s intellectual curiosity through effective and engaging teaching. Subject options range from art, biology and Classics to computing, history and MFL, ensuring the consistency of the cohort’s development across all relevant curricular areas.


A number of co-curricular opportunities allow children to further invest in their skills and talents. Sporting and artistic pursuits are coupled with CCF and Duke of Edinburgh Award challenges, ensuring that the enrichment provision meets the ever-increasing demand for both adventurous and experiential learning. 


Providing students with the chance to grow both personally and academically, Merchant Taylors’ places a culture of success at the centre of all its endeavours. Accordingly, pupils adopt a love of learning alongside commitment to excellence, benefitting from a caring community that prioritises individual needs to the full. 


11 Plus (11+) Admissions Information | Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby


Online 11+ registration forms, which can be accessed here, should be submitted with the relevant, non-refundable fee. In November of the year preceding entry, your child will be asked to sit an entrance exam, administered in the online format.


Applicants within the top 25% will take further assessments if they wish to be considered for an Academic Scholarship. They will also attend an interview, conducted by a Senior staff member.


To families who wouldn’t otherwise be able to send their child to Merchant Taylors’, the school offers financial assistance in the form of bursaries. These awards are means tested and can cover up to 100% of fees. Please click here to learn how to apply. 


11 Plus (11+) Exam Information | Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby


Address: Liverpool Road Crosby Liverpool L23 0QP

County: Merseyside

Admissions info: [email protected] or 0151 949 9366

School type: Independent day school

Exam type / Board: CAT4  


As part of the assessment process for Year 7 (11+) 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.


11 Plus (11+) Exam Format | Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby


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.


11 Plus (11+) Practice Tests and Courses | Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby


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


Online Practice Tests

Our highly rated CAT4 practice tests are available to take online immediately after purchase. Each 11+ CAT4 practice test 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.

CAT4 – Level C – Practice Test 1

CAT4 – Level C – Practice Test 2

CAT4 – Level C – Practice Test 3

CAT4 – Level C – Practice Test 4

CAT4 – Level C – Practice Test 5


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Online Skill Practice

The following Skill Practice Tests each focus on one module that will come up in the CAT4 11+ assessment. Therefore, if your child finds particular modules challenging, you can target them specifically, making a big improvement in a short amount of time. Across each product, we cover every possible question variation that can come up in the actual exam. These topic based practice tests are therefore extremely efficient and effective. All tests are marked automatically and feedback, solutions and statistical rankings are provided.


Non-Verbal Reasoning

CAT4 – Level C – Figure Matrices

CAT4 – Level C – Figure Classification


Verbal Reasoning

CAT4 – Level C – Verbal Classification

CAT4 – Level C – Verbal Analogies


Quantitative Reasoning

CAT4 – Level C – Number Analogies

CAT4 – Level C – Number Series


Spatial Reasoning

CAT4 – Level C – Figure Analysis

CAT4 – Level C – Figure Recognition


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Online Video Courses

The video courses provide a step-by-step framework that will allow your child to answer any CAT4 question efficiently, accurately and confidently. The total length of the video lessons in each course is over 15 hours but they can be watched in any order so you can target the specific question styles that your child finds the hardest. The video tutorials in each course can be watched as many times as you like.

CAT4 Quantitative Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Non-Verbal Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Verbal Reasoning Video Course

CAT4 Spatial 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.


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