Your 11+ Questions Answered
Yes. The 11+ in Essex is open to anyone regardless of where they currently live.
3) Verbal Reasoning
No. Parents or people with parental responsibility register their children for the 11+.
The registration period for 2021 entry is open from 19th May 2020 until 1st July 2020.
The vast majority of students will be 10 years old when they sit the 11+. If your child is born at the beginning of September they may be 11 years old as the exam is the third week of September. Occasionally if a child has been put up a year at school because of their academic excellence they are able to sit the 11+ earlier.
Any student at all can sit the 11+ in Essex.
This means that students can come from abroad and from out of the county.
The 11+ Exam in Essex has traditionally been on the third Saturday of September as students enter year six. This means that students have been in year six for three weeks when they sit the 11+ Exam.
This year the exam is on Saturday 19th September 2020.
Students sit the 11+ as soon as they enter year six at school. The exam is three weeks into year six.