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*NEW* 11+ Problem Solving (Independent Schools) – Learn More


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We’ve just released brand new tests for the independent school 11+ maths exam:


11+ Problem Solving (Independent Schools) Pack 1

11+ Problem Solving (Independent Schools) Pack 2


Pack 2 provides ideal further preparation for those who have completed Pack 1. Both packs are pitched at the same difficulty level but there is no duplication of content. Each pack contains completely unique and original questions.


Who is 11+ Problem Solving (Independent Schools)’ for?


These packs have been specifically designed for:


  1. Students preparing to take 11+ maths exams in Year 6 for entry to competitive independent schools.
  2. Students currently in Year 5 who will take second stage maths assessments for deferred 13+ entry following the Pretest.
  3. Students who will sit second stage 11+ grammar school exams. This includes the grammar schools in Sutton and Kingston, as well as individual schools such as Henrietta Barnett, St. Olave’s and many more.


Almost all 11+ Independent School tests cover maths problem solving. We’ve made sure these new packs cover all the common question types and formats that have appeared in actual exams in recent years.


If you’re not sure if these packs are relevant for your child, just let us know which school/s you are targeting and we will confirm for you.


How will these packs benefit my child?


Challenging multiple-step problem solving questions appear in virtually every 11+ Mathematics exam, usually towards the end of the paper.


Many students find such problem solving tricky. From our experience, this is often because they’re not sure how to approach the question or where to begin.


These new packs are specifically designed to help students overcome this uncertainty. They cover all the common problem solving question types and techniques. Most importantly, they include clear step-by-step solutions for every single question.


Therefore, your child can learn exactly how to approach and tackle each problem, boosting their confidence and helping them feel ready to take on these types of questions in their actual exam.


Certain question patterns and styles tend to recur frequently. Using these packs, your child will be able to develop an understanding of these underlying frameworks and patterns. They will then be able to quickly identify the required techniques to answer any problem solving question accurately and confidently.


Each question has been carefully formulated, linking together various aspects of the 11+ maths syllabus in unusual ways that require students to think laterally.


What’s included in these packs?


There are 120 questions included per pack, each carefully crafted and designed to assess a specific skill that is often tested in actual 11+ maths exams at independent schools.


For each question, a clear step-by-step solution is also provided so your child can develop a solid understanding of each skill. Further tips and guidance are also included.


In total, each pack contains over 200 pages.


As with all our products, it’s available for immediate download and use after purchase.


Our range to help students prepare for independent school 11+ maths exams now stands as follows:


Full Practice Tests


11+ Mathematics Pack 1


11+ Mathematics Pack 2


11+ Mathematics Pack 3


11+ Mathematics Pack 4


Skill Specific Practice


11+ Problem Solving Pack 1


11+ Problem Solving Pack 2


11+ Mental Arithmetic 


11+ Algebra


11+ Angles & Degrees




11+ Estimation & Place Value


11+ Factors & Multiples


11+ Fractions, Decimals & Percentages


11+ Measurements


11+ Money


11+ Operations


11+ Perimeter, Area & Volume


11+ Position & Direction


11+ Probability


11+ Properties of Shapes


11+ Ratio & Proportion


11+ Reflection, Rotation & Symmetry


11+ Sequences


11+ Special Numbers


11+ Speed, Distance & Time


11+ Statistics



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We hope you find this new resource beneficial! If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are always happy to help.

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