City of London School

Specimen Entrance Papers

All students are recommended the ISEB pre-test for potential entry to City of London School  

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

About City of London School

The City of London School, also known as CLS and City, is an independent day school for boys in the City of London, England. It is a partner school of the City of London School for Girls and the City of London Freemen’s School. All three schools receive funding from the City’s Cash. It is a member of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC). It is one of the most academically selective and successful schools in the country.

The school was founded by a private Act of Parliament in 1834, following a bequest of land in 1442 for poor children in the City of London. 

Admissions are based on an entrance examination and an interview.

Former pupils, known as Old Citizens, who have attained eminence in various fields are prime minister H. H. Asquith, First World War hero Theodore Bayley Hardy, Nobel Prize–winning scientists Frederick Gowland Hopkins and Peter Higgs, Justice of the Supreme Court Lawrence Collins, Historian John Robert Seeley, England cricket captain Mike Brearley and Booker Prize-winning authors Kingsley Amis and Julian Barnes, Hollywood film director Michael Apted, and actor Daniel Radcliffe.

City of London School has six Houses. 

The school offers many extracurricular activities. These include over 50 clubs and societies including a Model United Nations, public speaking and debating society which frequently participates in international competitions, and the Square Mile Club which in the past has attracted notable speakers.

Address : 107 Queen Victoria St, Queenhithe, London EC4V 3AL, United Kingdom

Headmaster / Headmistress

Alan Bird

Head Master

Applying To City of London School

To register and for information for City of London School year 9 Entry click here

https://www.cityoflondonschool.org.uk/apply/13-entry

For 2021 Entry into City of London School year will use the ISEB Pre-test.

Registration Deadlines & Examination Dates

The Deadline for registration is by Friday 2nd October 2020. The ISEB Pre-test can be taken any time before the end of November 2020 at either the candidates school or City of London School.

In addition to the ISEB test, potential candidates that has satisfactory performance will be invited to the school for a short-written assessment in Mathematics and English and an interview. A confidential report from the Head of the candidate’s current school is also needed as an additional requirement.

About the ISEB Common Pre-test

The tests take about two-and-a-half hours to complete (English 25 minutes, mathematics 50 minutes, non-verbal reasoning 32 minutes, verbal reasoning 36 minutes) and can be taken together or at separate times, either in the candidate’s own school or at the senior school for which he or she is entered

ISEB Pre-Test Format:  

The test is taken on a computer and consists of multiple-choice questions. It is broken down into four parts: 

  1. English – 25 minutes(reading comprehension, sentence completion, spelling and punctuation) 
  2. Mathematics – 50 minutes(in line with Year 5 of the UK National Curriculum) 
  3. Non-Verbal Reasoning – 32 minutes(shape analogies, classes like, horizontal codes) 
  4. Verbal Reasoning – 36 minutes(common words, antonyms, word combinations, letter transfer and number codes)

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