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St Edmund’s School, Hindhead, 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details


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St Edmund’s School is a co-educational boarding and day school located in the village of Hindhead, south-west of Guildford in Surrey. Founded in 1874, it boasts an impressive list of notable alumni, including King Abdullah II, the King of Jordan. [1]


The teaching in the Prep School focuses on broadening pupils’ understanding of the world and encouraging a positive attitude towards learning. As a result, children excel across a range of disciplines while benefitting from vigorous provision for English, mathematics, science, PE, MFL, humanities, PSHE, music, art, dance, DT and drama.


St Ed’s also offers an outdoor learning programme, which has proven to be very successful at boosting pupils’ leadership skills and their awareness of the wonders of nature. The 40-acre site is home to a wide range of plant and animal species which children get to discover and analyse. 


Recently rated as ‘excellent’ across all assessed areas, St Ed’s is a place where pupils achieve high standards of conduct while boasting strong academic ability. The varied selection of extracurricular activities, ranging from tennis and cooking to hiking and origami, adds to the richness of the learning experience, enjoyed by everyone on campus. [2]


St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information


Address: Portsmouth Road, Hindhead GU26 6BH

County: Surrey

Admissions info: or 01428 609 875

School type: Independent, co-ed day and boarding school

Open days: May, October


Open Events for St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Entry


Open Mornings offer families the unique opportunity to learn first-hand what it means to be a part of the school’s community. The events start with a presentation from the Head, followed by a guided tour of facilities and informal meetings with members of the staff. Please click here to learn more. 


St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Admissions


The first step of the admissions process includes registration. Online forms can be accessed through this page and should be submitted together with a £75 non-refundable fee. 


In the next stage of the entry procedure, your child will be invited to the school to be assessed. Following their successful performance, the school may make an offer of a place, to be secured with a payment of a £600 deposit.


St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Scholarships and Bursaries are only available to Senior School applicants.


St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format


The St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:


  • English
  • Mathematics


The above areas are tested through standardised (multiple-choice) assessments. 


The English assessment examines comprehension 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 St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 


Consisting of thoroughly researched and up to date questions, our practice tests successfully reflect the actual 7+ exam. They offer a methodical approach towards 7+ exam preparation which can help you identify the weak areas in your child’s knowledge base. 


Aside from identifying potential weaknesses, our practice papers will help you recognise your child’s strengths, and thus you will be able to adjust their study schedule accordingly. 


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 world-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 St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.


St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 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.

Note: Although some of the below recommendations are in standard format, not multiple-choice, they are still a relevant source of material for practice ahead of the St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7+ exam.



We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the St Edmund’s School 7+ English assessment. They will help improve your child’s comprehension skills.


Full Practice Tests


7+ English Pack 4

7+ English Pack 5


Comprehension Skills


7+ English: Comprehension Pack 2

7+ English: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar


Comprehension Guide


This guide covers all the key comprehension question types in a clear, step-by-step manner so that both you and your child know exactly what to expect on exam day.


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Comprehension




The following 7+ packs will help your child develop the key skills needed to do well in the mathematics section of the St Edmund’s School entrance exam:


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


Each of the following skill practice 7+ mathematics packs focuses on just one specific topic, covering all the possible variations your child may face on exam day:


7+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7+ Mathematics: Problem Solving

7+ Mathematics: Addition & Subtraction

7+ Mathematics: Multiplication & Division

7+ Mathematics: Geometry

7+ Mathematics: Number & Place Value

7+ Mathematics: Measurement

7+ Mathematics: Fractions

7+ Mathematics: Statistics


Mathematics Guide


This guide covers the full 7+ maths syllabus step-by-step, teaching your child everything they need to know in a fun and interactive manner.


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Mathematics




The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the St Edmund’s School 7+ entrance exam, helping your child learn how to follow instructions carefully:


7+ Listening Pack 1



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Our practice tests aim to show the sorts of questions that have been included in St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 7+ past papers. The information provided about St Edmund’s School, Surrey, 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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