Fotolia_29204473_XSThe Kent Test aims to assess a pupil’s reasoning skills and their math’s and English. There are 2 timed separate multiple-choice tests, which incorporate the following:

1. Reasoning

  • Verbal (words and symbols)
  • Non-Verbal (shapes and patterns)
  • Spatial skills (manipulating shapes and space in your head)

2. Math’s and English

  • Finding the missing words
  • Spotting mistakes in sentences
  • Comprehension
  • Math’s questions based upon national curriculum but more challenging

How can S6 help?

One-to-One Tuition

Our exceptional One-to-One tuition process has been personally developed by Stephanie Williams. With a 97% success rate and 13 years experience, Stephanie has been able to ensure that almost all of her pupils gain a place in their first choice of school.

Mastering 11+ examinations is not just about practice. Questions can vary in style from year to year and so as well as ensuring that your child is academically competent across all key 11+ areas, our tutors will ensure that their pupils have the practical skills and techniques to approach unfamiliar types of questions.

To find out more about our premium One-to-One services, please see One-to-One Tuition

Group Tuition

We run a number of group tuition sessions in various centres across London Essex and Kent. To find out more, please go to:

If availability is limited for your time / locations, please email to be added to the waiting list and to be kept informed of new course dates and times.

Mock Examination Courses

S6 run 11+ mock exam courses throughout the summer period. These courses will give your child invaluable experience of examination conditions which can help enormously with nerves on the day of the actual 11+. The mock exam courses also enable our tutors to identify any areas of weakness that may still need further reinforcement.

To find out more, please see CEM Mock Exam Course.

S6 Online Hub

The S6 Hub is an online testing environment that has been carefully developed by our team to ensure that your child gets plenty of practice. With over 14,000 questions and testing across all key competencies, the hub ensures that your child will never be short of practice material.

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Free Revision Pack

Our FREE revision pack can be downloaded here: FREE REVISION PACK


2016 Kent Test


Registration for the 2016 Kent Test (2017 entry) opens on June 1st and remains open until Friday July 1st.

If you would your child to be considered for a place at any Kent grammar school, you must ensure that you are registered within the above timeframe.

Online registration 

Test Dates:

Children at school within Kent:  8th September 2016
Children at school outside of Kent: 10th September 2016


Results will be made available on 13th October 2016 and will be emailed or posted depending upon your method of registration.  Results will also be available online or via your primary school from October 14th.

Understanding Results

Standardised scores will be provided for Maths, English and reasoning.  These results will show how your child compares with other children who took the test.  Adjustments are made to reflect the age of each child.  In order to be considered for a grammar school place, your child will need to achieve a total score of 320 or more (individual scores must all be 106 or higher).
Children who fail to achieve this score but have been referred by the local Head Teacher Assessment panel, will have their written work looked at alongside information from their primary school about their achievements before a final decision is made.

Applications to a Kent grammar school

If your child is successful in the Kent Test, they will be able to apply for a place at one of the Kent grammar schools when secondary school applications open in September.