Mock Tests - Gateways

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What do the BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests include?

PLEASE NOTE this is a product specifically for pupils sitting the Gateways School entrance exam, it is NOT general 11+ preparation, if you are looking for 11+ material please go to our 11+ site


The information found below is designed to help you get the best out of this BOFA® Gateways School Mock Test and to understand formative learning. Use the Gateways Demo to refresh your memory of the Gateways School test structure prior to the Gateways School entrance exam or a BOFA® Gateways Mock Test.

Quantity of BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests 

There are 12 full BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests and 1 Demo Gateways Test.

The Demo Gateways Test is very short and has two purposes:

  1. To demonstrate the format of the BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests and how the BOFA® learning platform works.
  2. For pupils to refresh their memory on how the BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests work prior to doing the actual Gateways entrance exam, or a BOFA® Gateways School Mock Test.

  Only pupils with purchased BOFA® Gateways School Mock Test packs are able to retake the Demo Gateways Test.

  There are 4 BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests packs, each contain 3 Gateways School Mock Tests.

  All 4 packs are set at the same level of difficulty.

  It is NOT possible to assign the same pack to a pupil. BOFA® intuitively knows which pack to assign next

  The BOFA® Gateways School Mock Tests are not linked to or subscriptions.

BOFA® Gateways School Mock Test Tips 

Watch the video to see how the platform works.


Do the Gateways Demo.

  Some Tips before you start...
  • Work through the initial test on your own.
  • You can then get help going through the explanations and similar practice questions.
  • Wait as long as possible before doing the retest.
  • Work through the retest, which contains similar questions to your errors on the initial test.
  • You can then see the errors from the retest in the report.
Gateways School test content and timings 

The Gateways entance exam test times are as follows, BOFA's Gateways School Mock Tests are the same length of time.

Maths is 20 minutes.

English is 20 minutes.

Verbal Reasoning is 10 minutes.

Non-Verbal Reasoning is 10 minutes.

Gateways School Mock Test Candidate Information 
  • Read all instructions carefully. Where required, instructions are given for each type of question.
  • Each Mock Test contains 1 test in each subject, you can do the subjects in any order directed by your teacher.
  • You cannot return to a question once an answer has been submitted. For each question, you select an answer from a choice of five. If you want to change your mind, simply click on your new answer choice. Once you have made your final answer choice, submit it by clicking Next.
  • The tests are timed. You should check your progress using the progress bar at the bottom of the page. Place the cursor over the bar to see how many questions you have answered and how many there are in total.

  The tests are designed to be done as mock tests as preparation for the Gateways School entrance exam.

  Try and use as large a screen as possible.

  BOFA® will assess understanding and fill in any gaps in your knowledge.

  Your parents and teachers will be emailed your progress.

Bespoke BOFA® Gateways School Mock Test Override Options 
  • You cannot retake the Gateways School Mock Tests.
  • You can retake the demos, if you have purchased Gateways School Mock Tests.

The following are options your parent or teacher can change by editing your Test Options on the edit pupil page:

  English extract must be read in the 40 mins on screen.

  Request to change your extra time allowance.

  You must complete all 4 subjects before gaining access to the practice stage.

  You cannot start a new PreTest before completing all stages of the previous PreTest.

Want to know more? 
  Read our Get Started Guide

Watch the video to hear from some of our schools.


Do the Gateways Demo.

  Find out more with our How it Works Guide

Gateways Mock Tests Available To Take Now

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