Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

Quinton House School is a co-educational independent school in Upton, Northampton. Owned and operated by the Cognita Group, it occupies a beautiful Grade I listed building. [1]

 

The curriculum in the Prep School is delivered in a way that challenges and stretches children in the subject areas where they demonstrate stronger ability while providing additional support in those areas they tend to struggle with. 

 

The school ensures that the transition into the Senior School is smooth and effortless, allowing pupils to have a lot of fun in the process. Hence, the programme of extracurricular activities is broad and varied, engaging children in exciting pursuits such as Quiz Club, Junior African Beaters, orchestra, taekwondo, chess and cookery. 

 

According to the most recent ISI reports for the school, pupils are courteous and outgoing, taking full advantage of the pastoral care which was characterised as ‘excellent’ by the inspectors. Benefitting from numerous opportunities to showcase their talents, children grow in confidence and access further education with a maximised capacity for learning and all-round growth. [2]

 

Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: Upton Hall, Northampton, NN5 4UX

County: Northamptonshire

Admissions info: admissions@quintonhouseschool.co.uk or 01604 684828

School type: Independent, co-ed day school

7+ Exam date: February of Year 2

 

Open Events for Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

To experience the warm atmosphere on campus and meet the Principal and other members of the staff, prospective families are strongly encouraged to visit the school. Open Mornings typically take place in the Spring and Autumn terms and spots for these can be booked though this page. Personal tours and individual visits in a normal working way can also be arranged. 

 

Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

In order for the school to consider your child for a place in Year 3, you should register them using an online form. A payment of a £75 registration fee is required. 

 

The school will then reach out to schedule a Taster Day for your child at a mutually convenient date. A copy from their latest current-school report will be requested.

 

Offers of places are sent out by post and the acceptance deposit to secure your child’s place is a total of £500. 

 

Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

Scholarships and Bursaries are only available to Senior School applicants. 

 

Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

The Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

The English assessment examines comprehension and writing skills, including inference and grammar.

 

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 Quinton House School 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Quinton House School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

One of the best ways to prepare your child for a 7+ entrance exam is to familiarise them with the types of questions and the format of the actual exam. You can achieve this with the use of our practice tests.

 

Consisting of thoroughly researched and up to date questions, our practice tests will help you identify the strong and weak areas in your child’s knowledge base, and thus remove unnecessary stress from the exam preparation process.

 

We highly recommend that students take our practice tests under timed conditions to get used to answering questions quickly and under time pressure.

 

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 word-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 Quinton House School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Quinton House 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.

 

English

 

We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Quinton House School 7 Plus English assessment. They will help improve your child’s comprehension and writing skills.

 

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: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar

 

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

 

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 the Quinton House School 7 Plus maths test:

 

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

 

7+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7+ Mathematics: Problem Solving

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Mathematics

 

Listening

 

The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the Quinton House School 7 Plus entrance exam:

 

7+ Listening Pack 1

 

 

 

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Our practice tests aim to show the sorts of questions that have been included in Quinton House School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Quinton House 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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