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Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information


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Bedford Greenacre Independent School is a co-ed independent day school in Bedford, Bedfordshire. It was formally established following the merger of Rushmoor School and St Andrew’s School. [1]


In Year 7, pupils study English, maths, science, MFL, history, geography, religious education, several arts and technology subjects, as well as physical education. To complement their educational experience, the school offers a number of sporting, musical, dramatic and creative opportunities, as well as activities which enhance their IT and mathematics skills.


Enabling pupils to acquire the knowledge and skills appropriate for life-long learning and success in the world of work, the school heavily invests in their personal development, encouraging self confidence, integrity and social responsibility. In line with this, stundents find their special strengths and seek ways to contribute to their local and wider communities after finishing school.


Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information


Address 1: 78 Kimbolton Road Bedford MK40 2PA

Address 2: 58-60 Shakespeare Road Bedford MK40 2DL

County: Bedfordshire

Admissions info: or 01234 267272

School type: Independent co-ed day school

Exam date: Arbitrary

Exam type / Board: School’s own


Open Events for Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Entry


Open Mornings allow families to tour the school, see the pupils at work and meet key staff members. These are held throughout the year at both the Kimbolton Road site and Shakespeare Road site. Personal visits at a mutually convenient date can be scheduled with the admissions team.


Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Admissions


The admissions process formally begins once you submit a completed application form and pay the registration fee.


Your child will then be invited to spend a day at the school, during which they will be assessed. There may also be an interview.


Following the assessments, you will be informed in writing whether or not your child will be offered a place at the school. To accept an offer, you will be expected to complete an acceptance form and to pay a deposit to secure the place.


Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Bursary Awards may be awarded in the form of a discount on fees to families in financial need. However, they are subject to verification and are reassessed annually, due to which they may vary in value.


Sport, Art, Music and Design Scholarship awards are also available. For details on how to apply, please reach out to the school.


Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format


The Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ exam consists of the following papers:


  • English
  • Mathematics


The English paper examines both comprehension and writing skills, including inference, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. Marks will be awarded for good use of imagination, creativity, form, purpose, organisation, cohesion and sentence structure.


The maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills. The paper may include questions on number, measurement, geometry, algebra and statistics.


Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Exam


One of the best ways to prepare your child for the Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ entrance exam is to make use of our up to date practice tests. By becoming familiar with the exam format and doing the tests under timed conditions, your child will significantly improve their skills ahead of the actual exam. 


With the help of our practice tests, you will be able to calm any potential nerves and stress from the preparation process through a carefully thought-out revision plan that focuses on studying ‘little and often’, and thus transform the entire preparation process into a more pleasant experience.


Such a methodical and structured approach towards preparation includes making a habit of responding to questions quickly and effectively, under time pressure.


Successfully used by tens of thousands of students every year, our practice tests are available for immediate download, print and use after purchase. Our recommendations to help your child prepare for the Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 plus entrance examination can be found below.


Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11 Plus (11+) Exam Practice Papers

NOTE: The following English and Mathematics practice tests are in standard format, which means that students need to write in their own answers rather than choose from a list of multiple-choice options. This matches the 11+ Exam format used by the school.



We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ English paper. They will help improve your child’s comprehension skills, such as inference, and writing skills, including spelling, vocabulary and punctuation:




11+ English Pack 1


11+ English Pack 2


11+ English Pack 3


11+ English Pack 4


11+ English Pack 5


11+ Inference Skills Pack 1 


11+ Inference Skills Pack 2


11+ Poetry Comprehension


11+ Complete Comprehension Guide


11+ Reading Workbook




11+ Complete Writing Guide


11+ Writing Prompts


11+ Rewrite & Improve


11+ Spelling Pack 1


11+ Spelling Pack 2


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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 Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ maths test:


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


11+ Mathematics Bundle




11+ Interviews – The Complete Guide



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Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in Bedford Greenacre Independent School 11+ past papers. The information provided about Bedford Greenacre Independent 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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