Buckinghamshire (Bucks) 11 Plus Secondary Transfer Test

Visuteach provides GL Assessment style 11 plus English and verbal reasoning papers and online software tests for verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and spatial reasoning for the 11 plus Secondary Transfer Tests of the The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools (TBGS).

The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools (TBGS) uses two 11 plus secondary transfer test papers – a GL Assessment English and verbal reasoning paper and a GL Assessment maths and non-verbal reasoning paper (which includes spatial reasoning) – for its 11 plus selective admissions entrance exams for transfer from primary to grammar school. Information on the Bucks Secondary Transfer Test can be found at the following web address:

The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools (TBGS)

The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools (TBGS) has also released a Secondary Transfer Test Familiarisation Booklet which provides sample questions and information on the 11 plus Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Test. This booklet can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Test Familiarisation Booklet

Visuteach sells 15 combined GL Assessment style English and verbal reasoning papers. These papers can be viewed online for a period of one year, but they cannot be downloaded or printed out. Each combined English and verbal reasoning paper has a total of 57 questions and should be completed in 50 minutes. There are 25 multiple-choice English questions (13 comprehension questions, 4 spelling questions, 4 punctuation questions and 4 cloze sentence completion questions) which should be completed in 25 minutes, and there are 32 multiple-choice verbal reasoning questions which should be completed in 25 minutes.

The English comprehension passages are taken from classics, humorous tales, adventure stories, historical non-fiction, girls’ school stories and boys’ school stories. The English questions cover comprehension, vocabulary (e.g. synonyms, words closest in meaning), identification of parts of speech (e.g. adverbs, adjectives, nouns, verbs, pronouns, prepositions) and identification of literary devices (e.g. simile, metaphor, hyperbole, oxymoron, onomatopoeia).

The verbal reasoning questions are drawn from all 21 types of GL Assessment verbal reasoning question. For detailed information on the 21 types of GL Assessment verbal reasoning question, please click on the link below.

Visuteach GL Assessment Verbal Reasoning

Visuteach also sells online interactive software membership packages containing GL Assessment style verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and spatial reasoning tests.

Visuteach’s GL Assessment verbal reasoning (VR) membership package contains all of Visuteach’s 24 verbal reasoning papers (which have 80 multiple-choice questions each) presented as online interactive software tests. There are 1,920 multiple-choice VR questions which are presented as 24 complete VR tests (with 80 multiple-choice questions per test, to be completed in 50 minutes) as well as 96 shorter tests (with 20 multiple-choice questions per test, to be completed in 12.5 minutes). The short twenty question tests are ideal for daily practice because they require less time to be set aside for learning and because they can be completed quickly. Daily practice reinforces learning and helps grasp and integrate concepts more effectively than less regular practice. Our tests are online multiple-choice tests with automatic and immediate marking. In addition, in our 11 plus VR software membership package, Visuteach breaks down all of our 1,920 verbal reasoning questions by type i.e. we group all of the questions into the 21 types of GL Assessment verbal reasoning questions. This allows students to concentrate and focus on the question types that they find most difficult rather than spending time on mixed and easier question types.

Visuteach’s GL assessment non-verbal reasoning software test membership package contains 60 non-verbal reasoning questions.

Visuteach has two GL assessment spatial reasoning software test membership packages. One package provides preparation for spatial reasoning figure recognition questions and contains 90 hidden shape (hidden shapes) spatial reasoning questions. The other package provides preparation for spatial reasoning figure analysis questions and contains 80 paper folding, hole punching spatial reasoning questions along with explanations.

Demos of Visuteach 11 Plus Papers

The question papers and the answers shown below can be displayed in full screen mode by clicking on the Full Screen icon (which has has four small white diagonal arrows) on the toolbar at the bottom of the paper or the bottom of the answers. To exit from full screen mode, you can click on the Full Screen icon or press the Esc key on your keyboard.

To scroll the papers, you can either use the scroll bars to the right and bottom of the paper, or you can use the up and down arrow icons on the toolbar, or you can just hover anywhere within the paper until you see the hand icon and then just drag the hand up or down.

For mobile users, you can use pinch and zoom to enlarge the text and use your finger to scroll.

Note that when you buy a paper, you cannot print out the paper and the answers shown below. You can only view them online for a period of 1 year.

Buckinghamshire (Bucks) English & Verbal Reasoning

Download and print out the blank answer sheets for the question papers, and the comprehension passage for the English paper, by clicking on the links below. Then look at the question papers and fill the answer sheets in. Finally, check your answers against the correct answers shown below.

Blank English Answer Sheet

Blank Verbal Reasoning Answer Sheet

Comprehension Passage

Question Papers

English Question Paper

Question Paper

Verbal Reasoning Question Paper

Verbal Reasoning Question Paper

Check your answers against the correct answers shown below

English Answers

Answers

Verbal Reasoning Answers

Correct Verbal Reasoning Answers

Demos of Visuteach 11 Plus Online Software Tests

Untimed tests have answers immediately after each question, timed tests have answers at the end of the test.

The demo below shows the 21 types of question (with answers immediately after each question).

Verbal Reasoning Demo 1

The demo below is a short 20 question, 12.5 minute timed test (with answers at the end of the test).

Verbal Reasoning Demo 2

The following demos are short untimed tests (with answers immediately after each question).

Verbal Reasoning Demo 3

Verbal Reasoning Demo 4

Verbal Reasoning Demo 5

Untimed tests have answers immediately after each question, timed tests have answers at the end of the test.

Non-Verbal Reasoning Demo (Untimed)

Non-Verbal Reasoning Demo (Timed)


Spatial Reasoning Hidden Shapes

Untimed tests have answers immediately after each question, timed tests have answers at the end of the test.

Spatial Reasoning Hidden Shapes Demo (Untimed)

Spatial Reasoning Hidden Shapes Demo (Timed)


Spatial Reasoning Paper Folding

This test has answers and explanations immediately after each question.

Spatial Reasoning Paper Folding Demo (Untimed)

Websites of Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools