Bedford School 11 plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details




Bedford School was founded by Royal Charter back in 1552. It’s only a 35-minute train journey from Central London’s St Pancras station.


The school believes in providing a well-grounded, ambitious education that seeks to imbue boys with the four age-old pillars of integrity, responsibility, curiosity and endeavour.


Bedford School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information


Entry Level Eleven Plus (11+) exam

School Name Bedford School

Description Boys; day and boarding (approx 20%)

Age range 7-13 (Prep School)

Size 390 (Prep School); 1,080 (whole school)

Fees £ 5,230 (day) – £8,436 (full boarding) per term

Address Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2TU


Email (general enquiries)

Telephone (general enquiries) +44 (0) 1234 362 274

Admissions Email Tel: +44 (0) 1234 362 216


Bedford School 11 Plus (11+) Admissions


Open Days


Open mornings take place in the Autumn Term and can be booked online using an online form available on the website.

Individual visits are also welcomed and should be booked by contacting the admissions team: Tel: +44 (0) 1234 362 216




The admissions process begins with registration. Registrations should be received no later than 1st December in the year prior to intended entry. The school advises early registration, especially for families who also wish to apply for a Scholarship and/or Bursary, as additional forms need to be completed and returned by the same 1st December deadline.


Please visit the school’s website to access the Prep school registration form.


Bedford School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format


All boys who are seeking entry into the Prep School are assessed in:


  • English
  • Maths


There will also be an interview with a senior staff member.


Bedford School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Practice Papers




English practice papers, ideal for Bedford School eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:




11+ English Pack 1


11+ English Pack 2


11+ English Pack 3


11+ English Pack 4


11+ English Pack 5


11+ Inference Skills


11+ Complete Comprehension Guide


11+ Reading Workbook




11+ Complete Writing Guide


11+ Writing Prompts


11+ Spelling Pack 1


11+ Spelling Pack 2




Maths practice papers, ideal for Bedford School eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:


Full Practice Tests


11+ Mathematics Pack 1


11+ Mathematics Pack 2


11+ Mathematics Pack 3


11+ Mathematics Pack 4


Skill Specific Practice


11+ Problem Solving Pack 1


11+ Problem Solving Pack 2


11+ Mental Arithmetic 


11+ Algebra


11+ Angles & Degrees




11+ Estimation & Place Value


11+ Factors & Multiples


11+ Fractions, Decimals & Percentages


11+ Measurements


11+ Money


11+ Operations


11+ Perimeter, Area & Volume


11+ Position & Direction


11+ Probability


11+ Properties of Shapes


11+ Ratio & Proportion


11+ Reflection, Rotation & Symmetry


11+ Sequences


11+ Special Numbers


11+ Speed, Distance & Time


11+ Statistics




11+ Interviews – The Complete Guide



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Bedford School 11 Plus (11+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Bursaries and scholarships are available for entry at 11+ to Bedford School and further information can be found here and here.



Other Entry Points: Throughout the prep school, 13+ and 16+.



Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in Bedford School 11+ past papers. The information provided about Bedford School was believed to be 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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