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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Successful Modern Foreign Languages conference

15 October 2018

Geography syllabus consultation & CPD days

10 September 2018

Common Entrance Theology, Philosophy and Religion - New syllabus for first examination in autumn 2019

This is a new syllabus which replaces the Religious Studies Syllabus A
7 June 2017

Common Entrance French - New syllabus for first examination in autumn 2019

24 May 2017

Changes to 13+ Common Entrance examination timetable from summer 2017

Important changes to the scheduling of summer Common Entrance examinations
7 September 2016

Our statistics show that ISEB examinations are used by more than 600 of the top independent schools in the UK and overseas

1 September 2016

ISEB: Leading the way

1 August 2016