Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

Woodhouse Grove School (‘The Grove’) is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding school. Its preparatory school, Brontë House, was founded in 1934. [1]

 

Characterised by small class sizes, the education at Brontë House is supported by a wide ranging curriculum, offering everything from mathematics, English and science to humanities, MFL and art. 

 

In line with its strong reputation for sporting excellence, the school offers numerous facilities, including netball courts, a football and a full-sized rugby pitch and a Sports Hall, which hosts activities such as gymnastics, dance, hockey and basketball. 

 

Tours and arts trips to London take place on a regular basis, aiming to maximise children’s cultural awareness and sense of aesthetics. Furthermore, through the school’s activities programme, pupils also take residential trips to destinations such as Whitby and the Lake District.

 

According to the ISI, the quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent, as is the quality of their personal development. Consistently performing well above the average, children demonstrate a broad spectrum of abilities and move up through the school with ease, thriving within the stimulating environment which caters for all their individual needs and interests. [2]

 

Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: Apperley Bridge BD10 0PQ

County: West Yorkshire

Admissions info: enquiries@brontehouse.co.uk or 0113 250 2811

School type: Independent, co-ed day and boarding school 

Open events: In the Spring and Autumn terms

7+ Exam date: On Taster Day

 

Open Events for Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

Open Mornings are held in the Spring and Autumn Terms (September and November). During the events, prospective families are provided with the opportunity to take a guided tour of facilities, typically concluding with meetings with staff members over refreshments. To learn how to book a spot, please click here

 

Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

The fees for day pupils in Year 3 are a total of £3896. Application forms can be accessed through this page. After your application has been reviewed, the school will reach out to schedule a Taster Day, during which your child will be assessed. 

 

Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

Scholarships and bursaries are only offered to Senior School applicants. 

 

Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

The Brontë House 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

The English exam examines comprehension and writing skills, including inference, punctuation and grammar, as well as the fluency of your child’s reading and their oral skills.

 

The Maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills, including their knowledge of times tables.

 

Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the Brontë House 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

One of the best ways to prepare for a 7+ entrance exam is to use our practice tests. Getting to know the types of questions and the format of the actual exam will help boost your child’s confidence.

 

Aside from becoming familiarised with the exam format, our practice tests will ensure that your child responds to the questions in an efficient and effective manner. 

 

They also provide an excellent opportunity for your child to practise working under time pressure. Whilst doing the tests under timed conditions, children can get used to answering questions quickly, with a close attention to detail.

 

The majority of our 7+ resources are accompanied by detailed step-by-step video tutorials for every question. These are available for free with all purchases. It’s like having a word-class tutor explain each question to your child at no extra cost!

  

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

 

Our recommendations to help your child prepare for the Brontë House 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Brontë House | Woodhouse Grove School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Practice Papers

 

If you are at the very beginning of your 7+ journey, you may wish to start with our range of 6+ resources. These cover the core skills your child needs to develop but at a slightly easier level.

 

Our 6+ range will help your child develop confidence and a strong foundation before they progress further with the 7+ material listed below.

 

English

 

We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Brontë House 7 Plus English assessment. They will help improve your child’s comprehension skills and writing skills.

 

Full Practice Tests

 

7+ English Pack 1

7+ English Pack 2

7+ English Pack 3

7+ English Pack 4

7+ English Pack 5

 

Comprehension Skills

 

7+ English: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Comprehension

 

Writing Skills

 

7+ English: Writing

7+ English: Rewrite & Improve

7+ English: Punctuation

7+ English: Spelling

7+ English: Dictation

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Writing

 

Mathematics

 

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 Brontë House 7 Plus maths test:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

7+ Mathematics Pack 1

7+ Mathematics Pack 2

7+ Mathematics Pack 3

7+ Mathematics Pack 4

7+ Mathematics Pack 5

 

Targeted Skill Development

 

7+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7+ Mathematics: Problem Solving

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Mathematics

 

Listening

 

The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the Brontë House 7 Plus entrance exam:

 

7+ Listening Pack 1

 

 

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Our practice tests aim to show the sorts of questions that have been included in Brontë House, Woodhouse Grove School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Brontë House, Woodhouse Grove 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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