Transfer Test Practice Papers Level 1, 2 and 3

On Target SEAG Style Practice Papers are based on the SEAG GL formats and are written by On Target Resources.

On this page we will cover the content of of SEAG GL staged difficulty practice papers.  This is relevant for primary school children in their Primary 6 year sitting the Transfer Test in Primary 7.

Level 1

Level 1 is the easiest of our staged difficulty levels.  These papers will allow you to introduce your child gradually to the AQE and GL curriculums and formats.  Level 1 contains reduced content and timings compared to Level 2 and Level 3 papers.

SEAG Level 1 papers have 30 questions, to be completed in 30 minutes.

Maths Level 1 Curriculum Content –

  • Length facts mm/cm/m/km
  • Weight problems
  • Volume problems
  • Addition and subtraction problems
  • Simple function machines
  • Money problems
  • Simple fraction of a number
  • Simple equivalent fractions
  • Comparing decimals/fractions/percentages
  • Ordering simple fractions
  • Ordering decimals
  • Percentage of a number problems
  • Time problems
  • multiply and divide decimals and whole numbers by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Square numbers, odd and even numbers, multiples, factors
  • Rounding to the nearest 10 and 100
  • 12/24 hour clock
  • Simple sequences
  • Place value
  • Scale
  • Simple reflections
  • Properties of 2D and 3D shape
  • Area and perimeter of simple shapes
  • Negative numbers
  • Simple equations
  • Simple compass
  • Bar charts
  • Pictographs
  • Simple coordinates
  • Simple use the calculation
  • Algebra with addition and subtraction

English Level 1 Curriculum Content –

The following topics are included in SEAG English Level 1.
  • past/present tense
  • synonyms
  • alphabetical order
  • compound words
  • nouns/verbs/adjectives
  • homophones
  • proper nouns
  • Capital letters, full stops, commas, question marks, explanation marks
  • Contractions
  • Spelling rules – double consonants
  • Identifying types of passage
  • Definitions of a glossary, bibliography, index and contents page

Level 2

Level 2 is the middle stage of our staged difficulty levels.  These papers will allow you to introduce your child gradually to the SEAG curriculums and formats.  Level 2 contains all the content contained in Level 1, plus some extra topics listed below.

SEAG Level 2 papers have 45 questions, to be completed in 45 minutes.

Maths Level 2 Curriculum Content –

  • Weight facts g/kg
  • Decimal numbers
  • Equivalent percentages and fractions
  • Area of a shape including decimal measures
  • Volume of a shape including decimal measures
  • Time duration
  • Multiplication and Division problems
  • Averages – mean and range
  • Sequences with pictorial patterns
  • Write a number in words
  • Area of more complex shapes
  • Area of a triangle
  • Lines of symmetry
  • horizonal and vertical lines
  • Algebra with division and multiplication
  • Angle facts – right, acute, obtuse, reflex, straight
  • Angles in a triangle
  • Triangular numbers, prime numbers, cube numbers
  • Volume with a missing measure
  • Line graphs

English Level 2 Curriculum Content –

  • adverbs
  • apostrophe of possession
  • Speech marks
  • Similes
  • Spelling rules – plurals, adding ing/ed, suffixes and common spelling errors
  • Definitions of a thesaurus, dictionary, author, illustrator

Level 3 

Level 3 is the final stage of our staged difficulty levels.  These papers will allow your child to practice papers containing the full AQE and GL curriculums and timings.  Level 3 contains all the content contained in Level 1 and 2, plus the extra topics listed below.

SEAG Level 3 papers have 56 questions, to be completed in 60 minutes.

Maths Level 3 Curriculum Content –

  • Volume facts L/ml
  • Turning in resolutions
  • Probability
  • More complex sequences including the fibonacci sequence
  • Calendar
  • More complex area and perimeter questions
  • Venn and Carroll diagrams
  • More complex use the calculation questions
  • Angles in a clock face
  • Pie charts
  • More complex equivalent fractions
  • Finding a missing co-ordinate
  • Angles in a quadrilateral
  • Equations containing fractions
  • Finding missing data in averages (mean and range)
  • Nets of 3D shapes, including cubes
  • Using estimation
  • Filled boxes
  • Timetables
  • Palindromes
  • Reflecting a shape in a diagonal line
  • Area of a non-right angled triangle

English Level 3 Curriculum Content –

  • onomatopoeia
  • alliteration
  • Convert nouns to verbs and adjectives
  • prefixes
  • Antonyms
  • superlatives
  • Collective noun
  • Rhyming words
  • colons, semi-colons, dashes
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