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Tranby School, formerly known as Hull Collegiate, is a co-ed day school in Anlaby, Yorkshire. Established in 2005 following the merger of two independent schools, it is based at Tranby Croft, a Victorian mansion that occupies over 12 acres of landscaped grounds and a small wood, as well as an AstroTurf pitch. [1]


Ambitious in nature, Tranby’s academic provision is aimed at maximising pupils’ potential, allowing them to explore their learning capacity to the full. Ranging from art, science and MFL to humanities, mathematics and music, the curriculum reflects the school’s efforts to provide a relevant education, underpinning a memorable intellectual adventure for the benefit of the entire cohort.


The enrichment provision features a variety of options, including lacrosse, orchestra, badminton, choir, football and drama. Tramby also offers a golf programme and works closely with Hull Golf Club, encouraging students’ participation in interschool competitions and fixtures as part of their non-academic involvement in school life. [2]


Rooted in a sense of security, Tranby’s community produces eloquent and confident young adults whose strong achievements help them identify their niche early on. The individual care received during their time at school allows them to mature at a high pace, facilitating the outward-looking attitude and cultural awareness they tend to manifest throughout their later lives. 


11 Plus (11+) Admissions Information | Tranby School


The school is happy to welcome 11+ applicants on campus as part of their admissions journey. The Open Events typically consist of guided tours of campus and meetings with members of the senior staff, including the Head.


In the next stage of the entry procedure, Tranby will require all prospective students to register for the examinations. This includes a payment of a £25 registration fee, which is non-refundable.


The 11+ entrance exam takes place in January of Year 6, assessing a broad range of skills using an online test (called the ISEB Pretest). Acceptance of a place includes a payment of a £100 deposit. More details are available on this page


11 Plus (11+) Exam Information | Tranby School


Address: Tranby Croft, Anlaby, HU10 7EH

County: East Yorkshire 

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01482 657016

School type: Independent co-ed day school

Open days: Spring and Autumn

Exam type / Board: ISEB Pretest 


To join in Year 7, your child will be asked to complete an online assessment called the ISEB Common Pretest, which assesses skills in Maths, English, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The test provides a universal and standardised measure of attainment, ability and potential.


11 Plus (11+) Exam Format | Tranby School


The ISEB Pretest assessment will cover the following areas:


  • English – covers comprehension, sentence completion, spelling and punctuation.
  • Maths – measures mathematical ability relative to the national curriculum stage.
  • Verbal Reasoning – tests thinking and problem solving with words.
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning – assesses thinking with shapes, space, diagrams and pictures.


In total, the four parts of the ISEB Common Pre-test take approximately 2.5 hours to administer and complete. There is no audio component to any of the tests.


11 Plus (11+) Practice Tests | Tranby School


At Pretest Plus, we believe that a little preparation can go a long way to improving a student’s confidence and performance in entrance examinations.


We provide online practice tests, video courses and skill specific tests which focus on helping students familiarise themselves with the exact types of questions that they will be asked in their ISEB Pretest assessment. Click the below links to learn more and purchase: 


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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 ISEB Common Pre-test or any other Pre-test publisher.

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