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Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

Stockport Grammar School is a co-ed independent day school in Cheshire. The second oldest school in the North of England, it has educated many notable alumni, including historians, professors, journalists and engineers. [1]

 

In the Junior School, great emphasis is placed on the teaching of English, mathematics and science, although equally vigorous provision is available for a number of other subject areas. To complement the broad offering, facilities are modern and spacious, accelerating pupils’ learning in parallel with their intellectual versatility.

 

The selection of co-curriculars is just as impressive, engaging the cohort as they expand their potential and forge lasting friendships. Cricket, percussion, drama, MUN, LAMDA, orchestra, swimming and archery are some of its most popular features. Stockport Grammar is also a designated Eco School, minimising children’s environmental impact while ensuring that the learning atmosphere is healthy and safe. [2

 

Challenging and supporting pupils, the school offers an inspiring ethos that ensures successful outcomes across a multitude of areas. Staff aim to maximise pupils’ enthusiasm for learning while simultaneously promoting respect of differences, encouraging a thorough exploration of society’s characteristics as crucial to self-discovery. 

 

Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: Buxton Road, Stockport 

County: Cheshire

Admissions info: cheyneb@stockportgrammar.co.uk or 0161 419 2405

School type: Independent co-ed day school

Open events: September

7+ Exam date: Spring term of Year 2

 

Open Events for Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

The Open Event at Stockport Grammar for Year 3 entry is held in September, offering families the rare opportunity to visit campus and engage in a range of activities. Throughout the day, you and your child will take a guided tour of facilities and hear from the Head. Personal visits can also be arranged. Please reach out to the Admission Team to learn more. 

 

Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

Registration for 7+ places includes a payment of a £40 application fee. Your child will then be invited to attend a Taster Day, during which they will be assessed for entry.

 

Within a few days, the school will communicate your child’s results. If they are offered a place, you will be asked to reserve it with a payment of a deposit. 

 

Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

Scholarships and bursaries are not available to 7+ applicants. 

 

Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

The Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

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

 

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

 

Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

At Exam Papers Plus, we recommend that students follow a structured approach towards preparation for the 7+ entrance exam. Such an approach includes practice tests, which consist of thoroughly researched and up to date questions that reflect a competitive 7+ examination format.

 

By covering all the key skills and the range of question types your child will encounter in the actual test, our practice tests will help them get used to answering questions quickly and effectively.

 

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 hundreds 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 Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Stockport Grammar School 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 Stockport Grammar 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

 

If you’d like to have your child’s writing assessed and marked, you may be interested in our Writing Marking Service. Please click here to learn more.

 

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 Stockport Grammar 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

 

Listening

 

The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the Stockport Grammar School 7 Plus 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 Stockport Grammar School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Stockport Grammar 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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