What is the syllabus for the 11+ Maths Exams?


The 11+ Maths syllabus typically covers the following topics:

1. Number and Place Value:

   - Whole numbers up to millions

   - Place value, including decimal places

   - Rounding numbers

   - Prime numbers, factors, and multiples

   - Square numbers and cube numbers

2. Arithmetic Operations:

   - Efficient methods for addition and subtraction

   - Long multiplication and division

   - Multiplying and dividing by powers of 10

   - Solving word problems involving all four operations

3. Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages:

   - Comparing and operating with fractions

   - Converting between fractions, decimals, and percentages

   - Calculating percentages of amounts

   - Solving word problems involving fractions, decimals, and percentages

4. Ratio and Proportion:

   - Understanding ratio notation

   - Solving problems using ratio and proportion

   - Sharing amounts into a given ratio

5. Algebra:

   - Basic algebraic notation

   - Solving simple equations

   - Using algebra to solve word problems

   - Sequences and patterns

6. Geometry:

   - Identifying and understanding properties of 2D and 3D shapes

   - Measuring and calculating angles in shapes

   - Lines of symmetry

   - Perimeter, area, volume, and surface area calculations

7. Measurement:

   - Converting units of length, mass, capacity, and temperature

   - Perimeter, area, and volume measurements

8. Statistics and Probability:

   - Interpreting and constructing tables, charts, and graphs

   - Calculating and interpreting measures of central tendency

   - Simple probability calculations

9. Word Problems and Logical Reasoning:

   - Solving word problems involving multiple mathematical concepts

   - Developing logical reasoning skills for mathematical puzzles and problems

While this syllabus provides a foundation, students aiming for selective schools will benefit from additional practice and exposure to a variety of problem-solving techniques. Regular practice, revision, and problem-solving are crucial for success in the 11+ Maths exam or the SEAG Transfer Tests.