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King Edward's School Witley

In their own words

A unique school, happy in its distinctiveness

King Edward’s Witley stands out for its rich historic connections, inclusive Christian ethos, lively international mix of pupils and the deep affection that pupils and parents feel for the School. Lives take shape here. Creative thinkers, problem-solvers, social advocates, and independently minded entrepreneurs learn what they are capable of within our peaceful setting in the Surrey Hills. Could your child realise their potential with us?

100 acres of opportunity for everyone

We’re a small and resourceful independent boarding and day school for girls and boys aged 11 to 18. Our 100-acre campus inspires curiosity, invites exploration and prompts discovery. The breadth of opportunity on this lively site gives every pupil the means to discover the best version of themselves. At King Edward’s there is something for everyone.

It’s been that way for the best part of 500 years, ever since a young King Edward VI donated his Bridewell Palace for the training and education of the poor. That act of generosity and inclusiveness resonates down the years. It inspired a pioneering approach to education and our unifying sense of shared endeavour.

Happy, confident adults start here

More than anything, this beautiful School is a place of learning and laughter. There is so much warmth and support because we treat each other well. Here, young people learn how to be happy, confident adults.

The admissions process uses the online ISEB Common Pre Test (sometimes referred to as the Common Entrance Exam). This exam has a specific format and structure, includes a range of predictable questions types and is taken in an online/computer environment. Students should pay particular attention to the Non-Verbal and Verbal-Reasoning modules, as these sections may include question types they have never encountered before.

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What questions can I expect?

The ISEB Common Pre Test is a combination of 4 individual exams, all of which are set in a multiple choice, online environment. The exams vary every year, but you can expect to find all or most of the below in this year's test.


  • Calculations

  • Money

  • Place value

  • Statistics and data

  • Fractions, decimals, and percentages

  • Triangles and angles

  • Area and perimeter

  • Units and measurement


  • Reading and comprehension

  • Vocabulary and spelling

  • Literary devices

Verbal Reasoning

  • Code breaking

  • Word meanings

  • Missing letters

  • Pairing synonyms

  • Pairing antonyms

  • Word combinations

Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Visual codes

  • Missing shapes and shape sequences

  • Matching shapes

  • Net-to-cube

  • Cube-to-net

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