Free Sample 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Papers with Answers
While using the odd free paper is not going to result in a successful 11 Plus Preparation exercise for the vast majority of families, free 11 plus tests do have a role to play in helping parents decide what to buy or to aid their understanding of what is included in the 11+.
Free GL 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Tests
The papers below are all sourced from the upper rank of publishers so you can be sure they are good quality and will help your child. If you like the papers then please do feel free to go to our eleven plus publishers section and source materials from these publishers and others which we recommend.
The tests at the bottom of the page are all appropriate for GL written exams which includes the grammar schools in Kent and any area using GL tests.
Wider preparation beyond just using exam papers
While we have an extensive list of free 11 plus papers you can download at the bottom of this page, it is important to remember that wider preparation is essential.
To review the books that we suggest you use during your preparation, then try some of these links:
- 11+ English Resources and Preparation
- 11+ Maths Resources and Preparation
- 11+ Verbal Reasoning Resources and Preparation
- 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Resources and Preparation
- CEM 11+ Verbal Reasoning Resources and Preparation
- CEM 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Resources and Preparation
- CEM 11+ Numerical Reasoning Resources and Preparation
11+ Verbal Reasoning Papers for Independent Schools
These free verbal reasoning papers would also be useful for anyone doing an Independent School Verbal Reasoning test which tend to use GL unless stated otherwise. Independent Schools tend to use GL rather than CEM because they tend to also have their own school written English paper. As the CEM Verbal reasoning test tends to have large crossovers with English so Independent Schools currently tend to use GL for their verbal Reasoning tests.
11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Papers – CEM Tests
CEM Verbal Reasoning Tests are unlike other tests because they include a large crossover with wider literacy skills. The verbal reasoning tests below are from a highly reputable publisher and while CEM do not issue verbal reasoning sample tests themselves, this will give you a good idea of what to expect.