Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test Information – Key Details

Introduction

 

Glenthorne High School is a mixed secondary school located in the London Borough of Sutton. Founded in 1933, the school became coeducational in 1993 and converted to academy status in 2011. [1]

 

Pupils study art, business, computing, dance, drama, English, geography, health & social care, history, MFL, maths, media, music, PHSE, PE and psychology.

 

The varied extracurricular programme covers everything from Book club, Trampolining and Netball, to DT Club, Chamber Choir and Science Club, ensuring pupils’ social, physical and academic development.

 

Glenthorne High’s efforts to value each pupil equally, regardless of their background or ethnicity, prepares children to enter adulthood  with high levels of courtesy, respect and consideration for others. Benefitting from the school’s high standards of education and behaviour, many of Glenthorne’s pupils access the country’s top universities, specialising in medicine, engineering, maths, the sciences and politics.

 

Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information

 

Address: Sutton Common Road, Sutton, SM3 9PS

County: Surrey

Admissions info: enquiries@glenthorne.sutton.sch.uk or 020 8644 6307

School Type: Academy, co-ed

Number of Students: 1600 (approx.)

Open day: September

11+ Exam Date: November Year 6

 

Open Events for Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Entry

 

The school holds an Open Evening in September, allowing you and your child to tour the school, meet staff members and hear a speech. 

 

Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Admissions

  

If you wish your child to be considered for entry, you must complete the Home Local Authority (LA) Common Application Form (CAF) and return it to your LA by late October of the year preceding entry. You must also name the school as one of your preferences on the CAF, which can be found here.

 

The school administers Banding tests, taking place in November of the year preceding entry. You should register your child for the tests via an on-line web form, available on the school’s website, by the deadline in late October. Based on their results, your child will be placed in one of the nine bands.

 

In the case of oversubscription within each band, priority will be given to:

 

  • Looked after and previously looked after children
  • Children with exceptional medical or social reasons for attending the school
  • Children of permanent staff employed at the school
  • Children who have a sibling at the school
  • Children living closer to the school

 

Offers are sent out in March, to be accepted within two weeks from the date of the offer.

 

Glenthorne High School Catchment Area

 

Does Glenthorne High School have a catchment area?

 

Yes, they do. It is limited to an area of 1.5 kilometres (or under) from the junction of Langley Avenue, Boscombe Road, Dorchester Road and Clarkes Avenue in Worcester Park.

 

Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test

 

The Glenthorne High School 11+ Banding Tests consist of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

The English paper examines comprehension and Technical English skills, including inference.

 

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 Glenthorne High School 11+ entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test

 

Practice tests are an effective tool for preparation for the Glenthorne High School 11+ exam. With the help of our practice tests, designed and formatted to match the actual exams, 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 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 Glenthorne High School 11 plus Banding Test can be found below.

 

Glenthorne High School 11 Plus (11+) Exam, Banding Test Practice Papers

 

Recommendations for each section of the Glenthorne High School 11 Plus Banding Test can be found below:

 

English: multiple-choice comprehension

 

We highly recommend the following GL-style packs to prepare successfully for the Glenthorne High School 11+ English paper. They will help improve your child’s comprehension and Technical English skills, such as inference, spelling and punctuation:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

11+ English Pack 1 

 

11+ English Pack 2 

 

11+ English Pack 3

 

11+ English Pack 4

 

Technical English + Skill Specific Practice

 

11+ Punctuation

 

11+ Sentence Completion

 

11+ Spelling Pack 3

 

11+ Comprehension Pack 1 

 

11+ Inference Skills

 

Mathematics: multiple-choice format

 

We highly recommend the use of the following GL-style packs to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of the Glenthorne High School 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+ 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+ Statistics

 

 

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