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Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details


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Ewell Castle School is a co-ed, independent day school in Ewell, Epsom, Surrey. Founded in 1926, it now features rugby, tennis and cricket pitches, athletics facilities and a multi-purpose Sports Hall complex. [1]


Ewell Castle Prep closely follows the National Curriculum while simultaneously being very flexible about offering an education that meets the children’s individual needs and interests. In conjunction with this, Prep School pupils often take advantage of the Senior School facilities, including a cutting-edge science laboratory and spacious DT & ICT suites.


Co-curricularly, the school offers a broad programme of activities, through which children maximise their abilities and diversify their talents, particularly in the areas of chess, choir, cooking, drama, rugby and football. 


Benefitting from an inspiring setting which occupies beautiful large gardens and woods, pupils regularly take part in Forest School lessons, which enable them to adapt to changing situations and grow in a sense of personal responsibility. Activities include den building, cooking on campfires, team games, outdoor maths investigations and open-air science experiments. [2]


According to Ewell Castle Prep’s most recent ISI report, it is a place where differences are celebrated and children progress towards their Senior Years with high levels of attainment. Grounded in self-confidence, resilience and a commitment to improve, children enjoy working both as individuals and as members of a team, approaching the next stages of their lives with a strong feeling of readiness. 


Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information


Address: Glyn House, 11 Church Street, Ewell, Epsom, KT17 2AP

County: Surrey

Admissions info: or 020 8394 3576

School type: Independent, co-ed day school

Open day: June

7+ Exam date: Taster Day


Open Events for Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entry


Open Mornings at Ewell Castle Prep School are held with the aim of familiarising prospective families with the atmosphere on campus. Key staff members will be available to answer any questions of interest to your child, right after you’ve taken a guided tour of facilities. Please click here for more details. 


Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions


Application forms can be accessed through this page. They should be submitted together with a £125 registration fee. 


In order to be offered a place, your child should perform well in the 7+ assessments, taking place on Taster Day. School reports and interviews are also included in the admissions process. 


Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Scholarships and bursaries are only available to Senior School applicants. 


Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format


The Ewell Castle Prep School 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 Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 


Consisting of thoroughly researched and up to date questions, our practice tests successfully reflect the actual 7+ exam. They offer a methodical approach towards 7+ exam preparation which can help you identify the weak areas in your child’s knowledge base. 


Aside from identifying potential weaknesses, our practice papers will help you recognise your child’s strengths, and thus you will be able to adjust their study schedule accordingly. 


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 Ewell Castle Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.


Ewell Castle Prep 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 Ewell Castle Prep School 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 Ewell Castle Prep School 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 Ewell Castle Prep School 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 Ewell Castle Prep School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Ewell Castle Prep 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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