Reading School

Specific admissions and 11 plus exam information to help you to be successful with an 11 Plus application to Reading School. Use the information below to find our recommended 11 Plus books and papers that specifically relate to your application.

About Reading School

Reading School is broadly average in size with a large sixth form that takes some students from other schools. There are a small number of students who have special educational needs and/or disabilities, including specific learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. Students from a wide range of minority ethnic heritages attend the school, although most are of White British heritage. The school has boarding provision for around 70 students. The school has been a specialist humanities college since 2005, and has added a second specialism in science in 2009.

County Berkshire
Address Reading School, Erleigh Road, Reading RG1 5LW
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 890
Places in Year 7 112
Open Days June/July/September
Reading School 11+ Resources Maths Resources                                    English Resources
Competition 5+ applicants for every place
Exam Format Maths, English and creative writing written by FSCE 
School Website


Reading School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Reading School 11+ exam is just as important how much you revise. You can get information on how to prepare for the exam on our Top Ten 11 Plus Preparation Tips page. While it is recommended to start revision and preparation early, if you have left it late to begin, the we suggest visiting our Last Minute Preparation page to see our last minute process and plan. If the eleven plus exam is approaching soon and you are looking for advice for the day, then check out our 11 Plus Exam Day Tips page.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Reading School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Reading School to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to Reading School go to our exam papers and books section for Berkshire Reading.

On our Free 11 Plus Papers page, you will find a wide range of resources to download and use for your child’s preparation. We have papers for Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English and many more.

Completing 11 Plus Mocks are also useful preparation for the real thing. You can get more information on completing an 11+ Mock at home here or visit our Berkshire Reading Mock Exams page for more information on Berkshire Reading Mock test centres.