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St Paul's Colet Court 11+ deferred exam

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ryanyapa Sat 23-Jan-16 21:45:20

My DS going to sit in Colet Court 11+ deferred exam next Saturday.
The syllabus is on the website but for English it says there is a 45 minute paper for composition writing. Does anyone know if this is 45 mins to write one essay, or a selection of shorter essays? There is a lot of detail about what the maths paper covers, but not very much at all about the English. does anyone got previous experience ? Any help gratefully received.

TennisMom Mon 25-Jan-16 19:09:18

It will probably be 1 essay to be chosen from a selection of topics.

When you say "Deferred 11+", do you mean your son is currently 9 y.o./Year 5? There is an 11+ entry and a 11+ deferred entry. The one next Sat is for regular 11+ entry.

Mominatrix Mon 25-Jan-16 19:14:57

Saturday is for both the 11+ and 11+ deferred entry. The 11+ deferred entry is for state school boys in year 5 who are accepted for entry in the 4th year (Year 7) in two academic years, whereas the 11+ is for both state school and prep school boys in Year 6 for entry this coming September into the 4th Year.

ryanyapa Mon 25-Jan-16 22:07:03

To TennisMom
Yes My son is in year 5 and 9 Years old.. thank you for your kind reply.

ryanyapa Mon 25-Jan-16 22:08:01

To Mominatrix
Thank you for your kind reply.

MN164 Wed 27-Jan-16 16:06:07

I recall mine saying he'd written one story, but I imagine it could change from year to year. Good luck. He's there now and loving it (deferred 11+place).

ryanyapa Wed 27-Jan-16 19:05:00

To -MN164
Thank you very much..

Blossomh1ll Mon 16-Jan-17 08:13:19

I'm preparing my son for the 11+deffered for St Paul's.Does any one know which type of papers is good for practice for this exam for all three subjects.

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