Henrietta Barnett 11+ admissions

February 22, 2019

Aspiring for your children to attend Henrietta Barnett ? Well ain't that the dream!


The best advice i can give as a professional teacher and 11+ tutor is to always stay updated and informed of:

Dates and times of exam

How many exams and what exams are their? I.e. Some grammar schools lime Henrietta Barnett doesn't have a non-verbal reasoning test.

Exam style/format

Resources to use in preparation for the exam


This post will include information of the School's demographic details (i.e. address) aswell as my personal recommendation of books to use! :)


HENRIETTA BARNETT DEMOGRAPHIC & PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Address: Henrietta Barnett School, Central Square, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London NW11 7BN

County: Hertfordshire/London Borough of Barnet

Admissions Info: admissions@hbschool.org.uk, 020 8458 8999

School Type: Girls’ Grammar

Number of pupils: 745 (approx.)

Number of Places in Year 7: 95 (approximately)

Open Day Date: July

Exam Date: September (Round One) and October (Round Two)


EXAM FORMAT FOR HENRIETTA BARNETT

Exam Board Type: Part 1: CEM (University of Durham), Part 2 is written and set by the school


Henrietta Barnett school 11+ consists of two rounds which are:

Round One: Numerical Reasoning & Verbal Reasoning.

Duration of exam: approx. 70 mins

Round Two: English and Mathematics

The English section focuses on testing a student’s creative writing skills as well as comprehension.

The Maths section focuses on a student’s problem solving skills.


Following Round One, the top 300 in ranking will proceed to sit the second exam. The applicants that are not in the top 300 will be rejected at this point. On the second round, as far as I understand, it will be ranked also. The top 250 will be accepted and admitted into Henrietta Barnett.

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:


For Round One:

11 Plus Maths: Short Numerical Reasoning (CEM) Pack 1

11 Plus Maths: Long Numerical Reasoning (CEM) Pack 1

11 Plus Maths: Multiplce Choice Reasoning (CEM) Pack 1

11 Plus Maths: Mental Arithmetic (CEM)

11 Plus Verbal Reasoning (CEM) Pack 1

11 Plus Comprehension (Verbal Reasoning CEM) Pack 1 (fiction)

11 Plus Comprehension (Verbal Reasoning CEM) Pack 2 (non-fiction)

11 Plus Cloze (Verbal Reasoning CEM) Pack 1

11 Plus Verbal Reasoning (CEM) Synonyms and Antonyms

11 Plus Spelling Pack 1

11 Plus Spelling Pack 2

For Round Two:

11 Plus Mathematics Pack 1 (Open Answer)

11 Plus Mathematics Pack 2 (Open Answer)

11 Plus Mathematics Pack 3 (Open Answer)

11 Plus Mental Arithmetic (Open Answer)

11 Plus English Pack 1 (Open Answer)

11 Plus English Pack 2 (Open Answer)

11 Plus English Pack 3 (Open Answer)

11 Plus Spelling Pack 1 (Open Answer)

11 Plus Spelling Pack 1 (Open Answer)


I believe these resources can be purchased from Examspaperplus. Other books can also be used as long as it is CEM style.



DISCLAIMER: The information provided can have some errors, so I highly suggest for you to call up the school and ask for any updates!


Any questions or queries, will be happy to help! :)


Juba Akthar

(Qualified Teacher Status)


P.S. Attached to this is a HBS familiarisation booklet. 

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