What is the pass mark for the 11 Plus in Buckinghamshire?

Previously, under the CEM 11 Plus test in Buckinghamshire, there was no specific pass mark with the schools taking the top pupils who applied.

However, as Bucks switches over to GL tests for 2018 (2019 entry), a pass mark has now been introduced. There is now a standardised, age adjusted cut off score of 121.

Typically children will perform much worse on the day due to nerves or lack of stamina but their scores at home will be an indication of their ability. Remember that children who are old for their year vs children who are young may have to perform 5% better to do as well once scores have been age adjusted and standardised.

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