It is likely that there are some common elements in a number of eleven plus examinations. It would help if the eleven plus child had the following:
A complete knowledge of tables – especially the division facts (for example) 56 divided by 7.
The metric system
Other areas could include
Ratio and Proportion
Basic statistical ideas.
Many eleven plus child can cope easily with questions with whole numbers. More may struggle when fractions of a number appear to complicate the questions.
The other area where eleven plus children have the potential to do well is with two and three part questions.