Visuteach provides GL Assessment style Bucks 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 for its selective grammar school admissions process. These are a combined GL Assessment English and verbal reasoning paper and a combined GL Assessment maths and non-verbal reasoning paper (which includes spatial reasoning). Information on the 11 plus 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:
11 Plus Buckinghamshire Secondary Transfer Test Familiarisation Booklet
Visuteach sells 20 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 11 GL Assessment 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning
Visuteach also sells online interactive software membership packages containing GL Assessment style 11 plus 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. Our 11 plus 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 11 plus non-verbal reasoning software test membership package contains 60 non-verbal reasoning questions.
Visuteach has six GL assessment spatial reasoning software test membership packages. The hidden shapes package provides preparation for spatial reasoning figure recognition questions and contains 90 hidden shape spatial reasoning questions. The paper folding package provides preparation for spatial reasoning figure analysis questions and contains 80 paper folding, hole punching spatial reasoning questions along with explanations. We also have block counting, matching shape, jigsaw and combining shapes spatial reasoning packages which have 80 questions each.