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


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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: 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
  • Mathematics


The English exam tests comprehension and writing skills, including inference, punctuation and grammar, as well as the fluency of your child’s reading and 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 world-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.




We highly recommend the following practice papers to help your child prepare for the Brontë House 7+ English exam. They cover everything your child needs to know about comprehension and writing:


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: Comprehension Pack 1

7+ English: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar


Comprehension Guide


This guide covers all the key comprehension question types in a clear, step-by-step manner so that both you and your child know exactly what to expect on exam day.


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


Writing Guide


Starting from the foundational basics, this guide works its way through all the key skills your child needs to develop to become an excellent writer within the framework of what’s expected at the 7+ level.


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Writing


If you’d like to have your child’s writing assessed and marked, you may be interested in our Writing Marking Service. Please click here to learn more.




The following 7+ packs will help your child develop the key skills needed to do well in the mathematics section of the Brontë House entrance exam:


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


Each of the following skill practice 7+ mathematics packs focuses on just one specific topic, covering all the possible variations your child may face on exam day:


7+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7+ Mathematics: Problem Solving

7+ Mathematics: Addition & Subtraction

7+ Mathematics: Multiplication & Division

7+ Mathematics: Geometry

7+ Mathematics: Number & Place Value

7+ Mathematics: Measurement

7+ Mathematics: Fractions

7+ Mathematics: Statistics


Mathematics Guide


This guide covers the full 7+ maths syllabus step-by-step, teaching your child everything they need to know in a fun and interactive manner.


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Mathematics




The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the Brontë House 7+ entrance exam, helping your child learn how to follow instructions carefully:


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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