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The Latymer School | Sixth Form, 16+ (16 Plus) Exam Entry Information

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Introduction

 

Operational since 1624, The Latymer School is a selective co-ed grammar based in Edmonton, London. It is regularly featured at the top of best-state-schools lists and has educated a vast number of prominent alumni, including writers, journalists, activists and an artificial intelligence pioneer. [1]

 

In Sixth form, the curricular offering is broad and challenging, reflecting Latymer’s aims to provide a stimulating education that effectively prepares students for university and beyond. The cohort gets to choose from science, economics, media studies, politics and MFL, among others, making the most out of the valuable opportunities in order to maximise the scope of their qualifications.

 

The school regularly organises adventurous trips and expeditions to exciting destinations, as well as language exchanges with learning institutions in France and Germany. Iceland and Normandy have hosted Latymerians in the past, allowing them to explore significant cultural differences as part of their perpetual social growth. [2]

 

Latymer’s Sixth Form was rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED, whose report qualified students’ learning as dedicated and productive, grounded in strong commitment and discipline. The community was characterised as welcoming and safe, facilitating positive behaviours and maturity in line with the motto Qui Patitur Vincit (He who endures wins). [3]

 

The Latymer School 16 + (16 Plus) Admissions Information

 

To commence the 16+ admissions process, students should complete an application form and specify their subject choices. The registration deadline is in the beginning of December of the year preceding entry. A personal statement will also be required, where they will be asked to list their co-curricular and academic interests.

 

The Latymer 16+ entrance test is taken online in January of Year 11 and lasts 72 minutes. Please note that only students who wish to study any of the following subjects will be asked to sit the test:

 

  • Maths
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

 

The Latymer School 16+ (16 Plus) Exam Information

 

Address: Haselbury Road Edmonton, N9 9TN

County: Greater London

Admissions info: [email protected] or 0208 807 4037

School type: Co-ed grammar school 

Exam type / Board: CAT4

 

As part of the assessment process for 16+ entry, students will be asked to complete the CAT4 assessment. 

 

Based on performance in this test, schools can judge their 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 students’ strengths and weaknesses and to personalise learning and adapt teaching.

 

The Latymer School 16+ (16 Plus) 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.

 

The Latymer School 16+ (16 Plus) Practice Tests and Courses

 

Our CAT4 practice tests and courses are highly accurate, ensuring that the CAT exam 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 students can precisely determine their strengths and weaknesses. These practice tests are specifically designed for CAT4 Level G, which are taken in Year 11 for 16+ entry.

 

16+ CAT4 PRACTICE TESTS

 

CAT4 – Level G – Practice Test 1

CAT4 – Level G – Practice Test 2

CAT4 – Level G – Practice Test 3

CAT4 – Level G – Practice Test 4

CAT4 – Level G – 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 students 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 16+ 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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