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Placement Tests

Pupils take the following admissions assessments:

Online English Placement Test (80 minutes)

  • This tests pupils in Use of English, comprehension, vocabulary and listening
  • Examples of these tests can be found at: www.oxfordenglishtesting.com

Written English Test (40 minutes)

  • This tests pupils’ ability to write English in both formal and semi-formal writing contexts.

Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4)

  • CAT 4 (Cognitive Abilities Test) – an assessment that is designed to understand what students’ academic potential might be. Tasks involve non-verbal reasoning, verbal reasoning, numbers and spatial ability.

Upon successful completion, pupils are invited for interview with the Head.