Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

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Introduction

 

Founded in 1951, Wetherby School is a boys’ independent school in Notting Hill, London. Its Prep School was opened in 2004. It occupies a site at Bryanston Square, London, and has been awarded ‘Prep School of the Year’ at the annual Tatler School Awards. [1]

 

The curriculum covers a range of subjects, aimed at improving pupils’ qualifications as they progress towards their Senior Years. Children study art & DT, classics, drama, English, French, geography, history, computer science & IT, maths, music, RS and science.

 

Encouraging a ‘have a go’ attitude, the school provides boys with the exciting opportunity to engage in a variety of enrichment activities, ranging from horse riding and cricket to cardboard engineering and ten pin bowling.

 

Rated as ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all assessed areas, the school maintains high standards of conduct and strongly supports pupils’ commitment to helping others by raising funds for charities, whether they be local or further afield. [2]

 

Well mannered and ‘at ease with themselves’, leavers approach the next stages of their lives with numerous personal qualities and values, developed in line with the Wetherby motto: Care, Share and be Fair.

 

Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: Bryanston Square London W1H 2EA

County: Greater London

Admissions info: admin@wetherbyprep.co.uk or 020 7535 3520

School type: Independent, day school 

Open events: October

7+ Exam date: January of Year 2

 

Open Events for Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entry

 

The school hosts Open Evening in October and strongly encourages prospective families to attend the event to meet staff members. Tours of facilities, typically ending with refreshments, also take place. More details are available here.

 

Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

In January of the calendar year of entry, the school invites prospective pupils to attend Assessment Day. On the day, they will sit examinations and take part in group-based activities. 

 

Offers are made in the following weeks, with a deadline for acceptances by spring half term.

 

Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries

 

With the aim of contributing to the school’s diverse community of able children of different backgrounds, the school offers Scholarships to external candidates. Bursaries are only available to current pupils. Please click here for more details.

 

Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

The Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:

 

  • English
  • Maths

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

How to Prepare for the Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 

 

Practice tests are an effective tool for preparation for the Wetherby Prep School 7+ exam. With the help of our practice tests, designed and formatted to match the actual exams, your child will learn to deal with various 7+ exam question types quickly and confidently. 

 

The benefits for your child are numerous: the tests provide focused practice and familiarity with a wide variety of possibilities and examples, serving as an indicator of any weaker areas that require additional work ahead of the exam. We suggest starting early with your revision so that you have plenty of time to identify subject areas that need additional work.

 

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 Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Wetherby Prep 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 Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus English assessment. They will help improve your child’s comprehension skills 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 Wetherby Prep 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 Wetherby Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam:

 

7+ Listening Pack 1

 

 

 

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Our practice tests aim to show the sorts of questions that have been included in Wetherby Prep School 7+ past papers. The information provided about Wetherby Prep 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.

 

Other entry points for Wetherby School:

 

Click here to learn about Year 4 entry via the 8 Plus (8+) Exam

Click here to learn about Year 7 entry via the 11 Plus (11+) Exam

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