Cranbrook School scholarship Test Preparation (scholarship exams)

Cranbrook School’s scholarship test is hard. If your child has an upcoming scholarship test at Cranbrook School 5 Victoria Rd
Bellevue Hill NSW 2023, http://www.cranbrook.nsw.edu.au or plan to sit one in the near future, it’s important that you prepare now with practice test questions and papers so that your child is prepared and confident to do their best.

The last thing you want is for your child to panic on the day when they face questions that they’ve never seen before.

The scholarship test itself is written by Academic Assessment Services (AAS) as part of their scholarship exams.

Because of the huge financial incentives involved (usually in the 1,000s of dollars saved) and the number of test questions (students usually need to answer every questions in 60 seconds or less) - it is a seriously competitive test that makes children anxious and parents worried.

So when should you start test preparation?

It depends on your child’s current level. We have prepared students from 1 to 12+ months before the exam.

It is not uncommon for many students to prepare more than 12 months ahead of the exam. It is a test after all and one that is high stakes.

The scholarship exam is the hardest hurdle to pass and preparing will mean that your child will be less stressed on the day from seeing a whole bunch of questions they’ve never seen before.

So what should your child be studying to prepare for the test and what is the test format?

The test varies and some schools set their own test. The information below about test preparation is provided for general information at the Year 7 entry level and your test may differ. It’s important to confirm that actual components of the test with your school.

But as a guide, in general, scholarship tests by Academic Assessment Services (AAS) for Year 7 entry are in the following format:

Here's test preparation designed for your child's success

To help your child prepare for their test, Exam Success has test preparation materials and resources designed for your child’s success.

Check out our teaching test bank with 600 practice questions in Academic Assessment Services (AAS) style and format, similar to the REAL test where your child can:

  • Practice with 600 test questions!
  • Learn from experts for each question - our experts answer the question in our expert solutions video in just 1 minute and then explain to your child how they can answer the question. This is crucial in helping your child learn how to better do problem-solving (the skill that is tested in the exam!).

Here’s an example of a maths solutions video from our Teaching Test Bank.



Here’s an example of a reading solutions video from our Teaching Test Bank.



Test preparation doesn’t need to be all consuming or stressful to be effective. It just needs to be done regularly and give your child the tips and tricks they need to be able to answer questions quickly and correctly!

Our expert solutions video are what really helps our students get those extra marks to ace that Cranbrook School’s scholarship test!

You can find more details about Exam Success’ teaching test bank here (for selected Entry Levels):


Academic Assessment Services Scholarship Yr 7 - Teaching Test Bank

Start practicing for your test and get 600 multiple-choice questions similar to Academic Assessment Services Scholarship Yr 7 paper in Exam Success' Teaching Test Bank. These questions are split up into:

  • Abstract Reasoning and Problem Solving - 200 sample test questions (this part of the test is composed of numerical, verbal and abstract reasoning and in the test bank, this is split up into 67 numerical reasoning, 67 verbal reasoning and 66 abstract reasoning questions).
  • Reading - 200 sample test questions.
  • Mathematics Achievement and Reasoning - 200 sample test questions.

The teaching test bank combines 600 online practice questions (option to use timed or untimed practice mode) with a 'how-to' video to show your child how to answer the question in 5 steps or less for each question.

This test bank is available now.

Start your practice now and get a head start for the upcoming scholarship season!

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Want to know if your child’s writing is competitive or not?

To help your child with the written expression / writing test, Exam Success has a writing club and individual writing corrections where you child gets a 370+ word report on your child’s weakness and a determination using our 52-point Expert Writing Insights to find out whether their writing piece is competitive or not.

This means your child has information to help improve their test game, before the real test!

Here’s an example of an essay that’s considered competitive for a scholarship test and here’s a written expression piece that’s not considered competitive for the exam.

You can find more details about how to join Exam Success’ writing club here:


Writing Club - Fundamentals

Unlock the secrets to improving your writing skills with the Writing Club - Fundamentals!

This program is designed for students who want to master the basics of English writing, such as enhancing vocabulary, crafting clear sentences, and refining grammar and spelling. It is ideal for those who are new to writing or for whom English is not their native language.

Prepare for a variety of writing exams with prompts from the following categories:

  • Selective and scholarship high school entrance exams for Grade 7 and Grade 9 (narrative and persuasive writing)
  • IELTS (General Training – Task 1 or Task 2)
  • Open response writing for Grade 7 entry (advice sheets, letters, etc.)
  • NAPLAN Grade 3, 5, 7, and 9 (persuasive and narrative styles)

What's included?

  • Detailed written feedback on 5 essays, with suggested corrections and definitions for 5 vocabulary words. See an example here: CLICK HERE. Additionally, receive a general score from 1-10 for all essay categories (except for IELTS, where you’ll receive a score from 0-9).
  • Unlimited access to a library of 96 masterclass videos (viewable online) while your Writing Club subscription is active. Browse the full listing of available masterclass videos here.

Please note that this plan does not include live online tutor-led writing club sessions or video feedback. The subscription cycle for this writing club is 31 days.
How does it work?

  1. Purchase the program and check your email for login details.
  2. Log in, choose your exam category, and receive writing prompts.
  3. Submit an essay for feedback and explore the masterclass video library.
  4. Incorporate the learning from feedback and videos into your next essay, and watch your writing improve!

Not sure which Writing Club is right for you?

Send us an essay using the contact form below, with the message "Help: Writing Club Fundamentals or Improvements." We'll review your essay and recommend the best Writing Club for your needs.

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Writing Club - Pro

Elevate your writing skills to the next level and achieve your best score with Writing Club - Pro!

This program is designed for students who have mastered the basics of English writing and are aiming to enhance their structure, organization, prompt relevance, and expression. It is perfect for those who have been writing for a while, scoring Bs in school or 6.5 in IELTS.

Prepare for a variety of writing exams with prompts from the following categories:

  • Selective and scholarship high school entrance exams for Grade 7 and Grade 9 (narrative and persuasive writing)
  • IELTS (General Training – Task 1 or Task 2)
  • Open response writing for Grade 7 entry (advice sheets, letters, etc.)
  • NAPLAN Grade 3, 5, 7, and 9 (persuasive and narrative styles)

What's included?

  • A fully revised written version of 5 essays, with a report highlighting 3 major improvement points, including examples to help you understand how to enhance your writing. See an example of this report here: CLICK HERE. Additionally, receive a general score from 1-10 for all essay categories (except for IELTS, where you'll receive a score from 0-9).
  • Unlimited access to a library of 96 masterclass videos (viewable online) while your Writing Club subscription is active. Browse the full listing of available masterclass videos here.

Please note that this plan does not include live online tutor-led writing club sessions or video feedback. The subscription cycle for this writing club is 31 days.

How does it work?

  1. Purchase the program and check your email for login details.
  2. Log in, choose your exam category, and receive writing prompts.
  3. Submit an essay for feedback and explore the masterclass video library.
  4. Incorporate the learning from feedback and videos into your next essay, and watch your writing improve!

Not sure which Writing Club is right for you? Send us an essay using the contact form below, with the message "Help: Writing Club Fundamentals or Pro." We'll review your essay and recommend the best Writing Club for your needs.

$AU137.50
The price above is inclusive of 10% GST. If you are purchasing for use outside of Australia, at checkout, you'll be charged the amount without GST
$AU137.50 per cycle

Want more information or preparation?

Check out our range of online test preparation comprehensive courses and if you want more information about the scholarships offered at Cranbrook School please see the below information - remember to check the school website http://www.cranbrook.nsw.edu.au for the most up to date information.

School Test Information

Cranbrook School will offer both Academic and Music scholarships to boys entering Year 7 in 2020.

Academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic results from the Academic Assessment Services Scholarship Examination, an interview and submission of an academic portfolio. Academic scholarships may be awarded for full or partial remission of academic tuition fees throughout a student’s secondary education and are subject to satisfactory progress and review.

Music Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding musical achievement or potential on any instrument or voice – Strings, Choral, Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Keyboard and Contemporary Music. Scholarships may be awarded for full or partial remission of academic tuition fees plus full instrumental lesson fee remission. Applicants must participate in the Academic Assessment Services Scholarship Examination and submit a portfolio.Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview and audition.

An interview with the Scholarship Committee for short-listed candidates is an integral part of the process of awarding scholarships. Please know that applicants are also assessed on a portfolio that needs to be submitted by 5.00pm on Friday 15 February 2019. We are unable to consider applicants who have not submitted these documents and weare not ableto accept portfolios received via email.

Scholarships may be withdrawn if performance falls below expected levels. Please note, there may be additional and separate charges outside of tuition levied for excursions, tours or optional extras such as individual lessons on a musical instrument. These charges are payable by parents/carers and will depend on the activities in which the student participates in during the school year.

Applications close: Friday 15 February 2019 at 5.00pm.

Examination date: Saturday 2 March 2019 at 8.40am (students should arrive no later than 8.20am).

Important information:

Medical conditions and taking medications during the examination

Not all staff at the test venue/s are trained in first aid or the administration of life-saving medication such as Epipens, Anapens, asthma inhalers or diabetes devices, so parents must disclose information about medical conditions and medication to the School and Academic Assessment Services well before the examination. Parents may be required to wait near the test venue/s during the examination to administer medication if necessary.

Please detail any food allergies in the dietary and medical issues question in the online application.

Apple or smart watches/digital devicesare not permitted in the examination room.

UNPAID applicants will not be allowed to sit the examination.

Click on the link of your choice below for more information

Academic Scholarships Year 7 2020

Music Scholarships Year 7 2020

Other links you may find useful are:

Academic Scholarships Year 7 2020 - https://scholarships.academicassessment.com.au/parent/scpgm_info.php?ScholarshipID=4899
Music Scholarships Year 7 2020 - https://scholarships.academicassessment.com.au/parent/scpgm_info.php?ScholarshipID=4900


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