Why Online Tutoring Really Works for Entrance Exams

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In the dynamic landscape of UK-based school entrance exams, the role of online tutoring is unparalleled. Tutors can serve as a beacon of guidance, offering personalized strategies for success in ISEB, 11+, 13+, and Common Entrance exams. What Are Entrance Exams? ISEB, 11+, 13+, and Common Entrance assessments serve as gateways to prestigious educational institutions, evaluating students’ academic aptitude and … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About 11+ in 2021

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Introduction This year, the 11+ exam – like everything else – has had to change and adapt to the shifting pressures put on parents, teachers and kids due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.  Here, we lay out everything you need to know about these important exams in 2021: what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and how to do the best … Read More

What Is Happening with 11 Plus Exams in 2021?

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For parents of school-age kids, this third lockdown is far from easy. Just because we’ve been here before, doesn’t mean we’re always ready to face the challenges of a new school term. Each lockdown brings a new set of issues, and this time round the 11 Plus exams for 2021 have fallen prey to the lockdown restrictions, meaning secondary schools … Read More

Understanding the ISEB Common Pre-Test

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What is the ISEB Common Pre-Test? The ISEB Common Pre-Tests are a standardised set of tests taken in Year 6 or Year 7, between the ages of 10 and 12, in maths, English, verbal and non-verbal reasoning. They are used by many independent schools to assess the suitability of a candidate, and in many cases to determine whether or not … Read More

Sixth Form 16+ Admissions: Everything You Need to Know

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More and more students are moving school for Year 12. As a parent, there’s a lot to consider in finding the right school for your child, so here is what you can expect from the sixth form admissions process. The first and most important thing to remember is this: IT VARIES. The requirements for sixth form entry vary – sometimes … Read More