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St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information


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St Edmund’s School is a co-educational, independent school located in the village of Hindhead, south-west from the town of Guildford, in Surrey. Founded in 1874, its notable alumni include a King (of Jordan), buddhist monks, aristocrats and war correspondents. [1]


In Form 7 (or Year 7), pupils study English, mathematics, science, MFL, history, geography, religious studies, drama/theatre studies, art, music, IT & DT, classical civilisations, Latin and physical education.


The school’s wide choice of co-curricular activities allows pupils to discover new things and develop new talents while benefitting from 40 acres of school grounds which include a golf course, indoor swimming pool, cross-country trail, all weather astro and a rifle range. 


St. Ed’s is noted for its traditional education with a modern twist, which encourages individuality and ensures that each child is heard and supported. With a commitment to hard work by both the staff and pupils, the school maintains superior academic standards and promotes values which are vital for achieving success in the challenging and changing world of today.


St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Exam Information


Address: Portsmouth Road, Hindhead GU26 6BH

County: Surrey

Admissions info: or 01428 609 875

School type: Independent, co-ed day school 

Number of students: 460 (approx.)

Open day: October

11+ Exam date: January of Year 6

11+ Exam type / Board: School’s own


Open Events for St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Entry


The school hosts an Open Morning in October, during which you and your child can tour facilities, meet staff and current pupils and learn more about the curriculum and enrichment activities. Private tours can be scheduled with the Registrar.


St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Admissions


The school’s entrance assessments take place in the January of Year 6. During the assessment day, your child will take part in a range of team building and leadership challenges. 


There will also be an interview with the Headmaster/Deputy Head. As part of the admissions process, a report on your child’s progress and potential will be requested from their current school. Click here to access the registration form.


St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Academic Scholarships are awarded to top-performing applicants in the entrance examinations. The school also offers awards in the fields of Art, Sport, Drama and Music, following additional assessments in January of Year 6.


Scholarship awards are usually valued at 10% of tuition fees. In exceptional cases, the value of the award can be higher.


Bursaries are available to families in need of financial assistance with paying the fees, with special consideration being given to children whose parents have a military service background, or are employed in education, or where another member of the family is or has been a student at St. Ed’s.  Bursaries are means-tested and more details about the application process are available upon request.


St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Exam Format


The St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 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 St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11+ entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11 Plus (11+) Exam


To successfully prepare your child for the St Edmund’s School 11+ exam, we recommend that you utilise resources that provide an insight into the types of questions that they could be asked in the actual exam. Our practice papers offer exactly that and much more.


Aside from reflecting the demands of the St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 11+ exam, our practice tests will help you identify any weaker areas that require additional work, and thus enable you to adjust your child’s study schedule accordingly. 


Students who approach preparation in such a methodical way generally have a competitive advantage over their peers who prefer a less structured approach. 


Our practice tests tend to make the preparation process easily manageable and less demanding in order for your child to feel confident and less stressed about the upcoming 11+ exam. For that reason, they are used successfully by tens of thousands of students every year. 


Our recommendations to help your child prepare for the St Edmund’s School 11 plus entrance examination can be found below.


St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 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 St Edmund’s 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


11+ English Bundle


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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 St Edmund’s 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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