Free 11-plus resources – August

Here is a list of free 11-plus resources available this month. Crystal Tuition has put together some creative writing resources while Sierra Tuition is offering a free maths topic list.

Free creative writing resources

Crystal Tuition has some excellent creative writing resources (plus a maths resource) to download for free.

Here is an interview with founder of Crystal Tuition Richard Gray which he describes his SOAP technique. SOAP stands for the following: similes/metaphors, onomatopoeia, alliteration and personification.

Crystal Tuition – Creative Writing – A Day at the Beach

Crystal Tuition – Maths Sample Questions

Crystal Tuition – Jumbled Paragraph

Student Sample – Formal Persuasive Letter

Crystal Tuition – KCS English Paper A 2020 – Unofficial Mark Scheme

Parents describe their 11+ journeys

Free placement test

Where is your child at? Bond has a free placement test. Use this test first to establish your child’s strengths and weaknesses in English, maths, verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning.

Free mocks

Smart Lad is offering a free mock exam.

This is one for the diary. 11plusDIY ordinarily holds a free mock in November. This year the plan is for the 2020 free exam to be online.

Free exam papers

We have put together links to 11-plus practice exam papers available on independent school websites.

Free independent school 11+ exam papers to download

Independent school 11+ exam papers to download for free – part 2

CEM and GL papers

CGP offers free practice papers contain realistic 11+ questions at the same level as the ones children will answer in the final tests. 

ElevenPlusExams also has free samples (with quite a few questions) of their materials.

11plusdiy.co.uk has a number of free work sheets and answer sheets to download.

Verbal Reasoning Question Types
A total of 19 Revision Aids.

Maths Revision Aids
A total of 12 Revision Aids.

English Revision Aids
A total of 10 Revision Aids and 2 Comprehension Tests with Answers

Free maths topic list

Sierra Tuition is offering a free topic list for 11-plus maths.

Here is the link.

Free online training

Atom Learning is still offering a free 5-day trial of their personalised 11-plus learning journey. You enter your child’s target school and then can set tasks in English, maths, verbal and non-verbal reasoning. For the free 5-day trial you have to provide credit card details.

Free trial tuition session

Thinking about getting a tutor for Kent, Surrey or Bexley 11-plus?

EdifyPod is offering a free session before you decide to take them up on their tuition offering. For year 4 and year 5.

Free 11-plus resources – July

Free audible and e-books for 11-plus reading

Free writing competitions to enter in August

We will be publishing a list of free 11-plus resources every month. To list your resource, contact: editor@grammarschoolinsider.com

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