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Past and Sample Papers

We don’t believe the 7 plus exam should be a daunting prospect for young people. Our experienced tutors will help your child to develop the skills they need in a relaxed, enjoyable way.

Find below a list of past papers and sample papers from some of the top London prep schools. These are all available for you to download for free and have been organised in alphabetical order.

Bancroft’s Prep

Chigwell School

Dulwich College

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School sample papers


King’s College Junior School, Wimbledon

Latymer Prep

North London Collegiate Junior School

Westminster Cathedral Choir School sample papers

How to use past papers

We recommend asking your tutor when they think is the best time to begin using practice papers. You want to be sure that your child has covered enough of the 7+ syllabus, or they won’t be able to complete a paper successfully. This can be incredibly demotivating.

You should check with your tutor to find out when they think your child will be ready for practice papers.

schoolboy doing his past and sample papers

Initially, don’t time your child as they work through practice papers. Use the first couple to make sure they have a good grasp of the syllabus. Once you’ve established this, you can then set time limits when your child sits any practice papers.

Work through them from easiest through to hardest, keeping an eye on any consistent areas of strength or weakness. Make sure to explain to your child where they might have gone wrong once you have marked each paper.

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