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

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Introduction

 

Yarm School is a co-educational independent day school in North Yorkshire. Founded in 1978, Yarm School established its Prep Department a few years later, following public demand for traditional preparatory school education. [1]

 

In Year 3, pupils benefit from a broad curriculum, encompassing a varied range of subject areas, including English, maths, science, computing, music, French, PE, sport, art and DT. 

 

Through the outdoor education programme, Yarm Prep allows pupils to enjoy adventurous activities and grow in confidence, independence and self-esteem while taking risks within the boundaries of the school’s safe environment.

 

Numerous facilities are on offer, complementing the provision of outstanding, all-round education. These include modern suites for IT, science, DT, art & music; a floodlit multi-use all-weather games area and a spacious school hall where school productions take place. [2]

 

The most recent ISI report rated Yarm Prep School as ‘excellent’ in all assessed areas, confirming the school’s strong reputation for providing the best possible circumstances for learning and personal growth. Its friendly and tolerant community encourages children to understand education as a lifelong experience which aims to awaken them to their responsibility towards local and wider communities. [3] [4]

 

Yarm Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information

 

Address: The Friarage, Yarm, TS15 9EJ

County: North Yorkshire

Admissions info: prepschool@yarmschool.org or 01642 781447

School type: Independent, co-ed day school

Open days: May

7+ Exam date: On Taster Day

 

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

 

The Prep School Open Morning includes tours of the campus, allowing prospective families to explore the facilities on offer. Meetings with members of the teaching staff will also take place, as will presentations from the Head. To book your spot, please click here.

 

Yarm Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Admissions

 

Examinations for 7+ applicants are scheduled at a mutually convenient date (on Taster Day). Results will be made known later the same day. 

 

In order for your child to be considered for the assessments, you should complete and submit the application form together with a registration fee of £60. Scores of 108 and above are typically required for entry. Please note that your child’s school reports will also be taken into consideration.

 

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

 

Scholarships and bursaries are only available to Senior School applicants.

 

Yarm Prep School 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format

 

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

 

  • English
  • Maths
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning 

 

The above areas are tested via 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.

 

The Non-Verbal Reasoning test 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 Yarm Prep School 7 Plus entrance examination.

 

How to Prepare for the Yarm Prep School 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 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 Yarm Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.

 

Yarm 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.

 

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 Yarm Prep School 7+ exam.

 

English

 

We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the Yarm Prep School 7 Plus 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: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar

 

The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Comprehension

 

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 Yarm 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

 

Non-Verbal Reasoning 

 

The following packs will significantly boost your child’s Non-Verbal Reasoning abilities ahead of the Yarm Prep School 7 Plus entrance exam:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

7+ Reasoning Pack 1 (Non-Verbal Reasoning sections)

7+ Reasoning Pack 2 (Non-Verbal Reasoning sections)

7+ Reasoning Pack 3 (Non-Verbal Reasoning sections)

7+ Reasoning Pack 4 (Non-Verbal Reasoning sections)

7+ Reasoning Pack 5 (Non-Verbal Reasoning sections)

 

Listening

 

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

 

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