Address: Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne DT9 3AP
Admissions Office: [email protected] or 01935 810403
Sherborne School organises small-group visits each term. During these, you will hear a talk from the Headmaster and take an individual, pupil-led tour of the campus. The events typically end with a buffet lunch with the Headmaster and other senior staff members.
Sherborne School | The 13+ Assessment – Online Reasoning Test
To join in Year 9, your child will be asked to complete an English paper and an online assessment in Year 7. This online test assesses Reasoning and is likely to be very similar to the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4), which assesses Verbal, Non-Verbal, Spatial and Quantitative Reasoning. Here’s a brief introduction to the four subjects covered in this online exam:
The Verbal Reasoning part of the CAT4 test requires your child to solve problems using words. They will be asked questions based on identifying verbal similarities and analogies.
The Non-Verbal Reasoning part of the CAT4 test requires your child to solve problems using shapes and patterns, rather than with words. They will be asked questions based on matrices and identifying similarities.
The Spatial Reasoning part of the CAT4 test assesses your child’s ability to identify shapes and how they change. They will be asked questions based on recognising target shapes or visualising how unfolded pieces of paper will look.
The Quantitative Reasoning part of the CAT4 test assesses your child’s ability to solve problems using numbers. They will be asked questions based on sequences and relationships between numbers.
Learn more about improving CAT4 scores here!
Sherborne School Online Reasoning Exam – Preparation Tips
At Pretest Plus, we believe that a little preparation goes a long way to improving a student’s confidence and performance in entrance examinations.
We provide online practice tests and video courses which focus on helping students familiarise themselves with the exact types of questions that they will be asked in their assessment.
Our practice tests will help your child get used to the format, timings and questions that will come up in the actual exam. They are specifically designed for CAT4 Level D, which is taken in Year 7.
Each CAT4 practice test is marked automatically. Your child will then be able to review every question in detail with a clear step-by-step explanation.
We also provide comparative ranking statistics so you can get an idea of your child’s relative level compared to their peer group.
Our online video tutorial courses are designed to teach your child how to approach each of the various question types that come up in the exam. We provide a step-by-step framework that will allow them to answer any Reasoning question efficiently, accurately and confidently.
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Online 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
Online Video Courses
🎥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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