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Recommended 11 plus physical resources

Some of us prefer physical resources instead of online practice. A member started this discussion in our Facebook group inviting others to put their recommendations forward.

Following is a list made with the recommendations given. We have included links under each subject topic.

Please be aware that there are different books for different age groups and levels, so please check before you decide to purchase if it is appropriate for the age you are looking for.

This is not an exhaustive list. For a list of online subscription sites such as Bond and ATOM for extra practice, read this article.



Books from Galore Park, Collins and S&S.

Available on Amazon:

Reading and Comprehension

Galore Park Reading and Comprehension Workbook
Galore Park Reading and Comprehension 11+ Practice Papers
Collins 11+ Practice Books
Schofield & Sims- KS2 Comprehension books

Books by First Past the Post
First Past the Post Books 1, 2 and 3

Classic and poetry
First Past the Post Classics and Poetry textbooks
Letts 11+ Poetry

English grammar and language reference
The Illustrated First Aid in English



Creative Writing and Vocabulary

Books by CGP, LinkyThinks, Christine Draper, Sheena Ager, Anne Wilcox

Available on Amazon

Descriptosaurus by Anne Wilcox
CGP 11+ Vocabulary Flashcards
The Cadwaladr Quests – 11+ vocabulary novel
Word Wheels by LinkyThinks
Christine Draper’s Vocabulary books



Books by RSL, FPTP, S&S, Collins and CGP

Available on Amazon

First past the post – Book 1 and Book 2
Peter Robson Maths – for understanding concepts
Schofield and Sims’ Mental Arithmetic
RSL Books and Papers – for tricky questions
CGP 10-minute tests
Collins 11+ Problem Solving Practice Workbook


 Verbal Reasoning

Books by Bond, Susan Daughtrey, AE and CGP

Available on Amazon

Bond Verbal 10-minute tests
Susan Daughtrey books
AE publications
Cloze from CGP publication


Non-Verbal Reasoning

Books by Letts, Bond, AE, S&S, CGP

Bond Non-Verbal 10-minute tests
AE publications
CGP 10-minute tests


Mixed Papers

GL Assessment 11+ Practice Papers
CGP 11+ Mixed Workouts
CGP stretch books for English and Math



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