THE 11+ EXAM IN BARNET

Information about the 11+ exam in Barnet.

Overview of The 11plus Exam in Barnet

To gain a place at any grammar school within the London Borough of Barnet, your child must reach a high score in one of the varieties of the Barnet 11 plus exam set by the various grammar schools within the borough. This exam is usually held at the beginning of Year 6.

It is common for there to be a large number of applicants for each school place. In the past The Henrietta Barnett School has had over 2000 applicants for less than 100 places. There are four grammar schools in Barnet and two in neighbouring authorities.

Test Content

 

The actual format of the 11+ exam can vary from school to school but may contain test papers in any or all of Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, English comprehension and numerical reasoning.

 

There may also be music or arts assessments. The 11+ tests can be multiple choice while some are standard format.

 

As there is such a wide variation between schools you should confirm all details with the school of your choice or with Barnet Council.

The Grammar Schools

•    Queen Elizabeth's School    
•    St Michael's Catholic Grammar School    
•    The Henrietta Barnett School

Queen Elizabeth's School
Phone: 020 8441 4646

Email: enquiries@qebarnet.co.uk

Date to Register: May - July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content: English, Maths

St Michael's Catholic Grammar School
Phone: 020 8446 2256

Email: office@st-michaels.barnet.sch.uk

Date to Register: April - July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content: English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

The Henrietta Barnett School
Phone: 020 8458 8999

Email: office@hbschool.org.uk

Date to Register: May - July

Date of Exam: September

11+Exam content: English, Maths, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

Barnet London Borough

School admissions
Building 4
North London Business Park
Oakleigh Road South
New Southgate
N11 1NP

Tel: 020 8359 7651
FAX: 0870 889 6799

** This information is provided for guidance only and while the content is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate we cannot be held in any way responsible for any errors or omissions that it may contain. Please contact your LA or chosen grammar school for all admission and elevenplus exam queries.**