What is the 11 Plus exam format in Reading?

There are three Grammar Schools in Berkshire Reading that children will need to take an 11 Plus Exam to get into.

Kendrick Grammar School                  Reading Girls’ Grammar School

Reading Grammar School


Reading school – FSCE (English, Maths, Creative Writing)

Kendrick Grammar School – GL (Maths, English, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning)

Reading Girls School – CEM (Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning)



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