ISEB

The Independent Schools Examinations Board provides rigorous, high quality examinations and assessments for pupils seeking entry to independent senior schools at 11+ and 13+. The examinations, backed by the leading independent school associations, include the Common Pre-Tests, Common Entrance and Common Academic Scholarship examinations.

The 13+ Common Entrance examination is strongly supported by many of the top prep and independent senior schools in the UK. Its rigorous syllabuses and breadth of subjects provide a strong academic focus for pupils in Years 7 and 8 and an excellent preparation for GCSEs.

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Vacancy for English setter at 13+

25 May 2016

Changes to 13+ Common Entrance examination timetable from summer 2017

18 April 2016

Classics CPD Day for Independent Schools

A CPD day for all teachers of Latin and Classical Greek will be held on Tuesday 14 June 2016 at Stowe School, Buckingham MK18 5EH.
17 March 2016

Candidates sitting Common Entrance are truly international!

Pupils do not need to live in the UK to sit Common Entrance examinations at 11+ or 13+. We have candidates in over 50 countries.
8 January 2016

Prep school Head praises Common Entrance

9 December 2015

Common Entrance science at 11+ and 13+: New specimen papers

15 October 2015

Common Entrance mathematics at 11+: Specimen papers for the new syllabus

15 October 2015