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Solihull School

Solihull School

Entrance Examination Syllabus

 

7+, 8+, 9+, 10+

  English (Comprehension and Creative Writing) and Maths (Mental and Written). 

11+ English: 

Section A

Task 1: Comprehension of prose passage.

Task 2: Creative/descriptive/original writing (choose from a number of options).

 

Section B Analysis of prose, passage or poem. Questions testing the pupils’ skills of inference.

11+ Maths:   

 

 

Section A Basic arithmetic.
Section B Arithmetic and thinking skills.
Section C Problem solving. 

12+,13+,14+ English:

 

Section A Comprehension of passage.
Section B Creative/descriptive/original writing task.

12+,13+,14+ Maths: 

  Testing arithmetic and more advanced problem solving.

13+,14+ Science:

  Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Multiple choice and short answer questions.

13+,14+ MFL:

Section A Translating MFL into English.     

 

Section B Translating English into MFL.

All ages calculated as at 1 September.

Download a registration form

Forms are also available from the Admissions Registrar, Mrs Nicolette Mullan, on 0121 705 4273, at admissions@solsch.org.uk

The closing date for applications for the Senior School is Tuesday 17 September 2019.

The closing date for applications for the Junior School is Monday 2 December 2019.

The closing dates for applications for the Sixth Form are Wednesday 11 December 2018 (internal UV pupils) and Wednesday 8 January 2020 (external).

The Entrance Examination dates are:

  • Saturday 9 November 2019 for Senior School.  
  • Saturday 11 January 2020 for Junior School.

The Sixth Form Scholarship Examination is Tuesday 21 January 2020.

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