Woodford Green Preparatory School 7 Plus (7+) Exam: What You Need to Know



School Name: Woodford Green Preparatory School

Description: Coeducational; day school

Age range: 3-11

Size: 375 approx.

Fees: £3,585 per term

Address: Glengall Road, Woodford Green IG8 0BZ

Email (for all general enquiries): admin@wgprep.co.uk

Website: http://www.wgprep.co.uk

Telephone (general enquiries): 020 8504 5045

Head: Mr Jonathan P Wadge

Admissions: admissions@wgprep.co.uk




Woodford Green Preparatory School was founded in 1932 and is located in the London suburb of Woodford Green. The school offers a broad curriculum and aims to build pupils’ independence and resourcefulness for the future.


The school centres around four key values: Nurture, Curiosity, Creativity and Excellence, all of which feature in the day-to-day running of Woodford Green.


The school recognises that different children have different pastoral needs and uses a Personal Social Health Education (PSHE) scheme to accommodate individual needs as and when required.


The usual entry points at the school are 3+ and 7+, although the school may admit pupils at other ages if spaces are available. At 7+, children must sit an entrance assessment.


Admissions Process for Woodford Green Preparatory School at 7 Plus (7+)




Due to the school’s popularity, early application is recommended. Registrations are considered in the order that they are received. Applications may be submitted at any time. Parents should complete the online registration form on the school’s website.


Registration fee: £75 (non-refundable)


Open Days/Visits


Woodford Green Prep School host Open Day events for prospective parents during the school year. These events give parents the opportunity to meet staff and pupils. Open events are available to all. If you would like to attend an event, complete the online registration form and the school will contact you with further information.


Entrance Exams


The Woodford Green Preparatory School 7+ entrance exam takes place in January. All candidates will be invited to sit the assessments in mathematics, English and reading. The assessments are based on the National Curriculum requirements for Year 2.


Recommended Materials


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.




The Seven Plus English practice papers below are suitable for students preparing for the Woodford Green Prep School exam:


7 Plus English Pack 1

7 Plus English Pack 2

7 Plus English Pack 3

7 Plus English Pack 4


7 Plus English: Writing

7 Plus English: Punctuation

7 Plus English: Vocabulary and Grammar

7 Plus English: Spelling

7 Plus English: Inference Skills

7 Plus English: Dictation


The Complete Illustrated Guide to Seven Plus Comprehension

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Seven Plus Writing




The practice papers below are suitable for those preparing for the 7 plus mathematics exam at Woodford Green Prep School:


7 Plus Mathematics Pack 1

7 Plus Mathematics Pack 2

7 Plus Mathematics Pack 3


7 Plus Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7 Plus Mathematics: Problem Solving

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Seven Plus Mathematics


Destination Schools at 11+


Pupils have a number of options for schools at 11+. Previous pupils of Woodford Green Prep have been offered places at City of London School, Bancroft’s School and Chigwell School, to name just a few.



Other Entry Points: 3+


Scholarships and Bursaries: None available, although the school does offer some Assisted Places.


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