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British School Dhahran 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information, Key Stage 3 Entry

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Introduction

 

British School Dhahran (BSD) is a British international school in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. It occupies a beautiful 40-acre campus and caters for approximately 750 pupils from over 60 different nationalities, providing a relevant and inspiring education. [1]

 

A high-achieving school, BSD provides a stimulating syllabus, covering everything from DT, computing and Arabic to French, science and PE. The curricular programme is pupil-centered, ensuring positive outcomes across the variety of disciplines on offer.

 

The wealth of extracurriculars offers further learning support, ensuring that children build valuable skills outside of the classroom environment. Chess, Anime Club, cookery and public speaking are just a few of its many features, which alongside the Duke of Edinburgh International Award, maximise the cohort’s resourcefulness and social versatility. [2]

 

British School Dhahran 11 Plus (11+)  Exam Information, Key Stage 3 Entry

 

Address: P O Box 31677, Al-Khobar 31952 

Country: Saudi Arabia

Admissions info: bsd.admissions@isg.edu.sa or +966 13 330 0555

11+ Exam date: January/February 

 

British School Dhahran 11+ (11 Plus) Admissions, Key Stage 3 Entry

 

Applications open in December of the year preceding entry and the application fee is SAR 1,380. 

 

Once you’ve provided all the relevant documentation, including medical forms and immunisation records, the school will reach out to schedule an assessment for your child. This usually takes place in late January/early February of the calendar year of entry.

 

Offers of places are posted in March and the acceptance deadline is in April. The acceptance deposit is SAR 5,000. 

 

British School Dhahran 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format, Key Stage 3 Entry

 

The British School Dhahran 11+ entrance assessment consists of:

 

  • English comprehension 
  • Essay
  • Mathematics paper 

 

The English comprehension paper is in the multiple-choice format, examining comprehension skills such as inference.

 

For the essay, marks will be awarded for good use of imagination, creativity, form, purpose, organisation, cohesion and sentence structure.

 

The maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills. The paper may include questions on number, measurement, geometry, algebra and statistics.

 

Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the British School Dhahran 11+ entrance examinations.

 

How to Prepare for the British School Dhahran 11 Plus (11+) Exam

 

Practice tests are an effective tool for preparation for the British School Dhahran 11+ exam. With the help of our practice tests, designed and formatted to match the actual exam, your child will learn to deal with various 11+ exam question types quickly and confidently. 

 

The benefits for your child are numerous: the tests provide focused practice and familiarity with a wide variety of possibilities and examples, serving as an indicator of any weaker areas that require additional work ahead of the exam. We suggest starting early with your revision so that you have plenty of time to identify subject areas that need additional work.

 

Our practice tests are used successfully every year by hundreds of thousands of students targeting schools with a competitive entrance exam. They are age-appropriate, reflecting the demands of the actual exam.

 

Please see below our recommended packs to help you prepare your child for the 11+ entrance exam at British School Dhahran.

 

British School Dhahran 11 Plus (11+) Exam Practice Papers, Key Stage 3 Entry

 

Recommendations for each part of the British School Dhahran 11 Plus exam can be found below:

 

English comprehension (multiple-choice)

 

We strongly suggest the following mocks in multiple choice format for successful preparation for the British School Dhahran 11+ English comprehension paper:

 

Comprehension 

 

11+ English Pack 1

 

11+ English Pack 2

 

11+ English Pack 3

 

11+ English Pack 4

 

11+ English Pack 5

 

11+ Comprehension Pack 1

 

11+ Comprehension Pack 2

 

11+ Inference Skills Pack 1 

 

11+ Inference Skills Pack 2

 

Masterclasses 

 

11+ English Masterclass

 

Essay

 

The following practice papers will significantly improve your child’s 11+ writing skills ahead of the British School Dhahran entrance exam:

 

Writing

 

11+ Writing Guide

 

11+ Writing Prompts

 

11+ Rewrite & Improve

 

11+ Spelling Pack 1

 

11+ Spelling Pack 2

 

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Mathematics (multiple-choice)

 

We highly recommend the use of the following packs to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of the British School Dhahran 11+ maths test:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 2

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 3

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 4

 

Skill Specific Practice

 

11+ Algebra

 

11+ Angles & Degrees

 

11+ BODMAS

 

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+ Problem Solving Pack 1

 

11+ Problem Solving Pack 2

 

11+ Properties of Shapes

 

11+ Ratio & Proportion

 

11+ Reflection, Rotation & Symmetry

 

11+ Sequences

 

11+ Special Numbers

 

11+ Speed, Distance & Time

 

11+ Statistics

 

Masterclasses

 

11+ Mathematics Masterclass

 

 

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Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in British School Dhahran 11+ past papers. The information provided about British School Dhahran 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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