Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Lingfield College is a co-educational independent school situated in Surrey. It was founded in 1940 by three members of the Roman Catholic School Sisters of Notre Dame as an all-girls school.

Year 7 pupils take lessons in maths, Science, English, drama, music, computer science, French, Spanish/German, PE and humanities.

 

Many students at Lingfield seize the opportunity to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. The school organises expeditions and trips abroad such as the Geographical trip, History and Art expeditions, Language excursions and sports tours, including Football and Hockey to Holland and Cricket and Netball to Barbados.

 

At Lingfield, socially responsible values are promoted within a community that’s fully accepting of children from all backgrounds. Through well planned and differentiated lessons, a love of learning is instilled in all pupils. Lingfield College students leave school with widened horizons, prepared to face the challenges of the 21st century.

 

Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+)  Exam Information

 

Address: St. Pier’s Lane, Lingfield Surrey, RH7 6PN

County: Surrey

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01342 838153

School Type: Independent co-educational day school

Number of Students: 940 (approx.)

Open day: September

11+ Exam Date: January

11+ Exam Type / Board: School’s own

 

Open Events for Lingfield College 11 plus (11+) Entry

 

The School’s Open Day Events offer an excellent opportunity for you and your child to see everything Lingfield has to offer, and include an extensive range of displays and demonstrations. You will also meet with existing parents, students and staff members.

 

Year 7 Experience Days are invitation-only events. If you wish to attend these, reach out to Admissions on 01342 838153.

 

The Admissions Office is open to arranging private tours of the school and a meeting with the Headmaster, as well.

 

Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+) Admissions

 

Entry into Year 7 at Lingfield Senior School is based on your child’s performance in the entrance examinations, which take place in the January preceding entry. 

 

The admissions process includes an informal interview with the Headmaster and a reference from your child’s current school.

 

Offers of places are also subject to a positive current-school reference. Offers are sent out in February and you will have two weeks to accept by returning a signed contract and paying the required deposit against the first term’s fees. 

 

Academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholarship examination results. For external candidates, the assessment is set in January and consists of an advanced mathematics paper (45 mins), an advanced English Comprehension paper (45 mins) and a Creative Writing paper (30 mins).

 

Art, Drama, Music and Sport scholarships are also available. Your child can be awarded a scholarship in a maximum of two disciplines.

 

The Lingfield Award is automatically offered to the top academic scholar from the local area who sat the Year 7 entrance exam and who has applied and met the criteria for a means-tested bursary. This award covers up to 100% of tuition fees. 

 

For more information about scholarships and awards, please visit the school’s website.

 

Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format

 

The Lingfield College entrance assessment consists of the following papers:

 

  • English comprehension/English writing 
  • Maths 
  • Verbal Reasoning 

 

The English paper examines comprehension and writing skills, testing inference, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. The maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills.

 

The Verbal Reasoning paper is primarily designed to test and assess your child’s logical thinking, use of English language and vocabulary

 

Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the Lingfield College 11+ entrance examinations.

 

How to Prepare for the Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+) Exam

 

Consisting of thoroughly researched and up to date questions, our practice tests successfully reflect the actual Lingfield College 11+ exam. They offer a methodical approach towards 11+ exam preparation which can help you identify the strong and 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 preparation process should become a little less demanding with a carefully thought-out revision plan that focuses on studying ‘little and often’.

 

Whilst age-appropriate, our practice tests are challenging, and are successfully used by tens of thousands of students every year.

 

Practical and convenient, they are available for immediate download, print and use after purchase. Please see below our recommended packs to help you prepare your child for the Lingfield College 11 plus entrance examinations.

 

Lingfield College 11 Plus (11+) Exam Practice Papers

 

Recommendations for each part of the Lingfield College 11 Plus exam can be found below:

 

English

 

We strongly suggest the following packs for successful preparation ahead of Lingfield College’s 11+ English paper. They will help improve your child’s comprehension skills, such as inference, and writing skills, including spelling, vocabulary and punctuation:

 

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  

 

We highly recommend the use of the following packs to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of Lingfield College’s 11+ maths test:

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 2

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 3

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 4

 

11+ Problem Solving

 

11+ Mental Arithmetic

 

Verbal Reasoning

 

To further develop your child’s Reasoning abilities ahead of Lingfield College’s 11+ entrance examination, we suggest that you make use of the following packs that cover all of the key question types:

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 1

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 2

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 3

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 4

 

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Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in the Lingfield College 11+ past papers. The information provided about Lingfield College 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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