Culford School

Specimen Entrance Papers

All students are recommended the ISEB pre-test for potential entry to Culford School

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

11+ English Practice Paper

Comprehension

About Culford School

Culford School is a coeducational independent day and boarding school for pupils age 1-18 in the village of Culford. The headmaster is a member of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference and the Prep School is a member of the IAPS.

A library of historic volumes is located in an oak panelled room overlooking Culford Hall’s south front, completed for the visit of King Edward VII in December 1904 and now the staff common room. A large contemporary collection of 10,000 books is housed in a free-standing modern building opened 2015, 

The most recent inspection report of the Prep and Senior schools (February 2020) by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) concludes that the schools are “Excellent” in all areas assessed.

The ISI and the Good Schools Guide say that the quality of the pupils’ achievement is good. Pupils are well educated, in accordance with the school’s aims of providing an education that is challenging, enriching and fun. In 2019 79% of A-level grades were A*-C compared to 82% and 78% at the nearby County Upper School and King Edward VI School respectively.

There is a Scholars Programme, plus many societies focused on subjects and areas of interest. Lecturers have included Sir Andrew Motion, Ann Widdecombe, George Alagiah and Henry Olonga.

A Sixth Form Enrichment Programme offers Open University degree modules and pupils also compete in competitions such as the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge. Like many independent schools, Culford teaches the IGCSE.

Culford offers high performance academies in Tennis and Golf alongside the major competitive sports of rugby, cricket, hockey, netball, athletics, cross-country and swimming. Numbered amongst current Old Culfordians are an Olympic horserider, a British modern pentathlon champion, a Welsh hockey international, and club rugby and cricket players for Richmond and Middlesex respectively. 

Address : Culford, Bury Saint Edmunds IP28 6TX, United Kingdom

Headmaster / Headmistress

Mr J F Johnson-Munday

Head Master

Applying To Culford School

To register and for information for Culford Schoolyear 7 Entry click here

https://www.culford.co.uk/prep/admissions/how-to-apply

For 2021 Entry into Culford School year 7 will use the ISEB Pre-test.

Registration Deadlines & Examination Dates

Their admission method was developed to make your child’s encounter less stressful, with promising approaches in a week. Online entrance tests are taken independently in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere with breaks and snacks given.

*No date/information provided on the website.

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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