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13+ verbal reasoning and NVR

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Suki2 Thu 29-May-14 12:40:43

DS has to take an IQ test in about 6 months time, which includes verbal reasoning, non verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning. I thought I'd buy some practise papers to give him some idea, but I can't find any, they're all 11+

Any ideas? obviously, he could practise the 11+, but wouldn't they be too easy?

Gunznroses Thu 29-May-14 18:16:46

i'd have thought an IQ test would just be that, no need for previous practice just turn up for the test? i could be wrong, is it for a school ?

LIZS Thu 29-May-14 18:19:16

is this a pre-test? Do the school have any online you can view.

Suki2 Thu 29-May-14 18:47:25

Non online, Lizs; it's for entry to boarding school in year 9. I think an IQ test is essentially something you can't swot up for , Gunznroses, but I"m also aware that people do prepare for the 11+ tests using Bond books, tutors etc.

I just don't want DS to be exposed to something he has no idea about, and for which other people have prepared for, if you see what I mean.

If preparation isn't necessary, it would be one less thing to worry about!

LIZS Thu 29-May-14 18:50:26

dc did the CATs and Pips type tests as preparation throughout prep school and some from CGP in preparation for 11+/13+. Not sure how readily available these are though.

LIZS Thu 29-May-14 18:51:10

which school btw ? They all differ.

Gunznroses Thu 29-May-14 19:18:56

I think all you can do it try and go through as many of the 11+ ones as possible, i've never seen any for 13+ because generally its not required at that stage except for pre-tests e.g Eton etc you will have to make do with the 11+ ones. There are so many and its difficult to find the one that's at the right level but that's the best you can do.

Dreamgirls234 Thu 29-May-14 20:20:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

HmmAnOxfordComma Sat 31-May-14 14:58:41

The Bond papers are called 11+ but they do have some marked 12 and 13+ within that range. Even if you can only find 11+ ones they would be better than nothing, I would have thought.

Suki2 Sat 31-May-14 18:46:10

Thanks for the replies, particularly about googling for 13+ entrance exams; I have found some for various schools, and a search of 13+ books didn't reveal those.

Thanks, HmmmAnOxfordComma, I will use the Bond papers, which do seem to cater for his age.

Now to find the time to look at all these!

ginge001 Tue 31-Jan-17 10:07:07

13+ verbal reasoning and non verbal reasoning test papers, can't find them anywhere? Help, 2 weeks to go!

weary12 Tue 31-Jan-17 11:24:08

Don't the bond papers do an age 12-13 one?

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