female teacher on a maths lessonThere are many different areas covered in the Eleven Plus Mathematics exams and many are not taught in the primary school system. Here is a general list of topics covered.

  • The 4 rules (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Money
  • Metric system
  • Time
  • Prime numbers
  • Prime factors
  • Highest common factor and lowest common multiple
  • Perimeter and Area (Squares, Rectangles, Compound Shapes)
  • Averages
  • Distance, Speed and Time
  • Column graphs
  • Pie charts
  • Algebra
  • Angle calculations
  • Co-ordinates
  • Reflection and Rotation
  • Percentages
  • Simple ratio
  • Volume of cube and cuboids
  • Bearings
  • Simple probability
  • Nets of shapes
  • Sequences and number patterns
  • Marking and interpreting scales
  • Following rules and instructions in more unusual problem solving and investigational activities

11+ Maths Resources

In addition to the familiarization papers issued by the relevant exam board, there are a number of resources that are useful for preparing your child.

  1. A variety of downloadable Maths papers are available from the S6 shop:
  2. Our new hard copy exam books can also be purchased via the online shop and cover a range of topics to develop methods and reasoning skills using mathematical language, diagrams and charts to build confidence and competence.
  3. The carefully designed S6 Hub is an online testing application that covers all key areas of mathematics, English, verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and CEM style exams. Find out more:
  4. See KS2 Resources