St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

St George’s Weybridge is an independent, co-ed day school in Surrey. Established in 1869 by a Belgium Catholic order of priests called the Josephites, the school educates around 1600 students, approx. 600 of which are in the Junior School. [1]

 

The curriculum covers English, maths and science, along with specialist teaching in French, art & DT, PE & Games, ICT and music.

 

The activities programme allows pupils to learn new skills, such as playing the violin, cello or clarinet, and maximises their physical abilities in the areas of gymnastics, swimming and athletics, amongst others.

 

St George’s aligns its ethos with Christian values such as compassion, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging applications from students from all Christian denominations. 

 

Its individualised approach towards educating allows each pupil to feel recognised and valued, earning in this way a fair reputation for being both a friendly and academically competitive school which successfully prepares children for a proactive adulthood.

 

St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: St George’s Junior School Thames Street, Weybridge, KT13 8NL

County: Surrey

Admissions info: admissions@stgeorgesweybridge.com or 01932 839437

School Type: Independent, co-educational day school

Open Days: April and September/October

7+ Exam Date: January of Year 2

 

Open Events for St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

Open Mornings at St George’s provide prospective families with the opportunity to tour the campus and get a feel for the school’s vibrant community, as well as meet senior staff members for a quick chat. 

 

Individual tours can also be arranged. More details are available here.

 

St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

The admissions process officially begins once you submit the registration form and pay the fee (£100). Registration forms, which can be completed online, will be sent to you upon request.

 

Entry into Year 3 is subject to successful performance in the entrance assessment, comprising English, Maths and Reasoning.

 

Offers of places are sent out via post. To accept the offer, you will be expected to complete an Acceptance form and pay a deposit to secure your child’s spot.

 

St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

The school offers fee remission (bursaries) of up to 100% to children applying for a place in the Junior School. The bursary may also cover extras, such as uniforms, compulsory school lunches, academic trips and exam fees.

 

Bursary applicants will be academically assessed with all other Year 3 applicants. To measure eligibility, there will also be a full assessment of your finances, which may include a home visit by Bursary Administration Ltd (BAL).

 

Please note that the deadline for bursary applications is in late October of the year preceding entry.

 

St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

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

 

  • English
  • Maths
  • Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)

 

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

 

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

 

The Verbal Reasoning section of the exam is designed to test and assess their logical thinking, use of English language and vocabulary.

 

The Non-Verbal Reasoning paper measures their 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 St George’s School 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

One of the best ways to prepare your child for the St George’s School 7+ 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.

 

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 St George’s School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

St George’s Junior School, Weybridge, 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 Maths and English 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 St George’s Junior 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

 

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 St George’s Junior 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

 

Reasoning 

 

The following packs will significantly boost your child’s Reasoning abilities ahead of the St George’s Junior School 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 

 

 

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