Archives Feb. 7, 2015

  • A guide to the different entrance exams used by UK private schools

    Feb. 7, 2015.

    Part 3

    13+ exams 

    13+ exams relate specifically to the private sector.  Children at Prep Schools will target their studies towards taking 13+ Common Entrance Exams in Year 8.  Children who are applying to a secondary independent school but who are not at a Prep School will usually sit specific papers set by the senior school.  These children are not usually expected to take Common Entrance papers but it is worth checking with the relevant school or looking at our schools directory for more information.

    There are a growing number of pupils who choose to start their education in a ...