Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

Royal High School Bath is an independent day and boarding school for girls and in the city of Bath, Somerset. Regularly placed near the top of league tables for GCSE and A-Level results in Bath, it is the only GDST school to provide boarding accommodation. [1]

 

Designed to be engaging, diverse and personalised, the bespoke curriculum offered in the Prep school covers English, maths, science, RE, geography, history, art, DT, PSHE, computing, MFL, Latin, music, PE, drama and dance. 

 

Set in 11 acres of beautiful grounds, the school offers a rich programme of outdoor learning activities, allowing girls to develop a relationship with the environment and forge firm friendships while exploring their capacity for imaginative thinking. 

 

The most recent ISI report for the school rated the personal development of pupils and their academic achievement as ‘excellent’. Girls were described as mature for their age and  enthusiastically proud of being part of the Royal High community. [2]

 

Maintaining high standards of behaviour towards staff and peers, girls progress through their Prep Years with energy and determination, reaching their full potential while developing essential life skills.

 

Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: Cranwell House, Weston Park East, Bath BA1 2UZ

County: Somerset

Admissions info: admissions@rhsb.gdst.net or +44 (0) 1225 313 877

School type: Independent, day and boarding school for girls

Open days: In the Autumn and Spring Terms

7+ Exam date: On Taster Day

 

Open Events for Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

To experience the vibrant atmosphere on campus and become acquainted with staff and other members of the school’s community, you and your child should attend the Royal High Open Events. Tours of facilities and presentations from key senior staff members are included. More details are available here.

 

Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

The registration form can be accessed on this page and should be submitted together with a fee of £100. Upon registering, the school will get in touch to schedule a Taster Day for your daughter. On this day, she will enjoy a hot lunch and be formally assessed in two areas of the curriculum. School reports will be requested. 

 

If a place is offered, you will be asked to secure it with a payment of a deposit: £500 for day pupils or £750 for UK boarding pupils. The deposit will be refunded in your daughter’s last term at the school. 

 

Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

Scholarships and Bursaries are not available to 7+ applicants.

 

Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

The Royal High Prep School 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

The English assessment examines comprehension and writing skills, including spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as the fluency of your child’s reading and her oral skills.    

 

The Maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills, including her  knowledge of times tables.

 

If felt necessary, the school may also administer a Reasoning test.

 

The Verbal Reasoning section of the Reasoning test is designed to assess your daughter’s logical thinking, use of English language and vocabulary.

 

The Non-Verbal Reasoning section of the Reasoning test measures her ability to understand, interpret and problem-solve, testing logic and intelligence rather than knowledge. 

 

Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

One of the best ways to prepare your child for the 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.

 

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 Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Royal High Prep School (Bath) 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 Royal High Prep School (Bath) 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

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Writing

 

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 Royal High Prep School (Bath) 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

 

Reasoning

 

The following packs will significantly boost your child’s Reasoning abilities ahead of the Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7 Plus entrance exam:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

7+ Reasoning Pack 1 

7+ Reasoning Pack 2 

7+ Reasoning Pack 3 

7+ Reasoning Pack 4 

7+ Reasoning Pack 5 

 

Listening

 

The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the Royal High Prep School (Bath) 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 Royal High Prep School (Bath) 7+ past papers. The information provided about Royal High Prep School (Bath) 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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