Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

Introduction

 

Habs’ Girls has an excellent academic reputation and believes in the development of the whole person, whether it is excelling in music, sport and drama or simply participating in them. Philanthropy, charity fundraising and working with the wider and global community are essential aspects of a Habs’ Girls’ education.

 

Pastoral care provision is rigorous and is designed to help the girls make decisions and to care about others within the school’s diverse community. All girls are placed in one of six houses. The house system promotes resilience and fun, team spirit and competitive edge and offers new opportunities for leadership within the housestructure.

 

11 Plus Exam Information for Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls

 

Entry Level Eleven Plus (11+) exam

School Name Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls (Habs’ Girls)

Description Girls’ day school

Age range 11-18 (Senior School)

Size 875 approx

Fees £5,811 per term

Address Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Aldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BT

Email (general enquiries) theschool@habsgirls.org.uk

Website www.habsgirls.org.uk

Telephone (general enquiries and admissions) +44 (0) 208 266 2300

 

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 11+ Admissions

 

Open Days

 

The school holds a number of open day events and invite parents and families to look around the school and meet the girls and staff. There is no need to book in advance. For current open day information, please visit the school’s website.

 

However, if you would like to visit the school on a normal working day, you will need to contact the Admissions department to book a slot. The best way to do this is to use the school’s form available on the website.

 

Entrance Exams

 

All candidates take exams in English and maths. The English paper comprises two sections. Section A consists of a selection of reading materials from a range of genres, both fiction and non-fiction. Candidates are asked to respond to a variety of questions to enable the school to evaluate their understanding and analytical skills. In Section B, candidates are asked to respond to one of a selection of directed writing tasks, which will give them an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to write effectively for a specific purpose and audience.

 

The maths exam is designed to test a candidate’s ability to think mathematically and logically. It covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, with application to fractions, decimals, percentages, the metric system of weights and measures, the 12 and 24 hour clock, time problems, and questions involving geometric shapes and bar graphs. The use of calculators is not allowed.

 

Recommended Materials

 

English

 

English practice papers, ideal for Habs’ Girls eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:

 

Comprehension

 

11+ English Pack 1

 

11+ English Pack 2

 

11+ English Pack 3

 

11+ English Pack 4

 

11+ Inference Skills

 

11+ Complete Comprehension Guide

 

11+ Reading Workbook

 

Writing

 

11+ Complete Writing Guide

 

11+ Writing Prompts

 

11+ Spelling Pack 1

 

11+ Spelling Pack 2

 

Mathematics

 

Maths practice papers, ideal for Habs’ Girls eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 2

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 3

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 4

 

11+ Problem Solving

 

11+ Mental Arithmetic

 

 

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Interviews

 

Girls who perform well in the written exams are called back for interviews. One or both of a girl’s parents or guardians are asked to also attend at this time, to meet the head and a senior member of staff.

 

Bursaries: Bursaries and scholarships are available.

 

Other Entry Points: 4+, 7+, 16+

 

 

Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 11+ exam past papers. The information provided about Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 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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