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

Introduction

 

Weald of Kent Grammar School is a grammar school with academy status in Tonbridge, Kent. Specialising in science and languages, this all-girls school has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED. [1]

 

In line with its reputation for academic excellence, the school offers a challenging curriculum, covering art & design, science, business studies, computer science, dance, DT, drama & theatre studies, economics, English, food & nutrition, MFL, mathematics, humanities, media studies, music, PE, politics, PSCHE, psychology, RS and sociology. 

 

Excellent facilities secure the strong provision for academic and non-academic subjects, alongside extracurricular activities. Aimed at enriching the different stages of the educational journey, the broad range of pursuits includes chess, orchestra, rugby and choir. 

 

The culture of learning at Weald of Kent is underpinned by the following core values: individuality, integrity, good manners, tolerance and resilience. Consequently, by the time the girls leave school, they thrive as responsible and proactive citizens of modern society, equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary for them to successfully respond to life’s challenges. [2]

 

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

 

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

 

Weald of Kent Grammar School In-Year Entry (12 Plus & 13 Plus) Admissions Information

 

These tests will be taken at Weald of Kent Grammar School or other grammar schools in the area. If you wish your child to be considered for the assessments, you should apply using the In Year Common Application Form.

 

Please note that a minimum of 118+ in each test must be achieved. Depending on availability, the school may offer your daughter a place. If she’s refused a place because the school is above the Published Admission Number for that age group, you will have the right to appeal against the decision. If the CAT results are below the entry requirement of 118 points in all tests, a place will not be offered. 

 

Weald of Kent Grammar School In-Year (Casual Admissions) Entry Exam Information

 

Address: Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, TN9 2JP

County: Kent

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01732 373500

School type: Grammar school for girls

Number of students: 1400 (approx.)

 

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.

 

Weald of Kent 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.

 

Weald of Kent 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 accurate online 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.

 

CAT4 Practice Test 1

 

CAT4 Practice Test 2

 

CAT4 Practice Test 3

 

CAT4 Practice Test 4

 

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. These courses cover every possible question type that could potentially come up in the CAT4 test.

 

CAT4 Quantitative Reasoning Video Course

 

CAT4 Non-Verbal Reasoning Video Course

 

CAT4 Spatial Reasoning Video Course

 

CAT4 Verbal 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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