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


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Farlington School is a co-ed independent day and boarding school in Horsham, West Sussex. Occupying 33 acres of parkland at Strood Park and Little Barn Owls, Farlington has a Prep Department. [1]


The ISI report characterised the Prep School as a place where individual talents are harnessed and where education, coupled with an excellent curriculum and outstanding teaching, is as inspiring as it gets. The Prep staff strongly encourages initiative and healthy competition, ensuring that pupils perform well beyond the average yet remain supportive of their peers. [2]


Farlington Prep has Forest School status, and, as such, it helps children develop self-esteem and a sense of responsibility through activities which teach them about the wonders of nature. Taking full advantage of the magnificent woodland location, the school instills in pupils a lasting love of the outdoors and allows them to build fond childhood memories and firm friendships. [3]


Both academically and pastorally, Farlington Prep’s primary focus is the individual, endorsing strong achievements and simultaneously providing personalised guidance and care. Children are supported as they negotiate friendships and take on challenges, extensively benefitting from the school’s outstanding learning environment. 


Farlington Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information


Address: Strood Park, Horsham RH12 3PN

County: West Sussex

Admissions info: or 01403 282573

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

Open day: Throughout the year

7+ Exam date: January of Year 2


Open Events for Farlington Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entry


To get a flavour of life at the school, you are strongly encouraged to attend the Open Day events. These include tours of facilities and meetings with key members of staff over refreshments and lunch. Your child will also have the chance to meet some current pupils. 


Individual visits can be arranged, as well. Please click here for details on how to book. 


Farlington Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions


Your child will be considered for Year 3 entry if you complete and submit the registration form and pay the £150 fee. They will then be invited to attend assessments, taking place in January of the calendar year of entry.


If your child receives an offer, the school will ask you to complete acceptance forms and pay a deposit, which will secure their place. 


Farlington Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Scholarships and bursaries are only available to Senior School applicants. 


Farlington Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format


The Farlington 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 Farlington Prep School 7 Plus entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the Farlington 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 Farlington Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.


Farlington 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 Farlington 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 Farlington 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 Farlington 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 Farlington Prep School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Farlington 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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