Can You Pay For Private Tuition With Childcare Vouchers

Paying for private tuition is a huge sacrifice, but with all the recent events in the world and the impact they have had on children’s education, many parents are looking for a way to supplement their child’s learning – or just to help them catch up on the six months out of school. Do youContinue reading “Can You Pay For Private Tuition With Childcare Vouchers”

11 Plus Preparation – Speed is Everything

Speed – the Key to 11 Plus Exam Success? Speed and accuracy are essential for 11 Plus exam success. Many children fail the exam because they do not finish the paper – it is not just because children do not have the knowledge to pass.   In terms of speed, the 11 Plus exams canContinue reading “11 Plus Preparation – Speed is Everything”

UKiset – what is it and what does the test include?

What is the UKiset Test and How Do You Prepare for It?? The UK Independent Schools’ Entry Test (UKiset) is a set of assessments that many British independent (private) schools use to test overseas students and compare them to students of the same age in the British independent school system. The test evaluates a child’sContinue reading “UKiset – what is it and what does the test include?”

11 Plus Summer Revision: How To Revise Now That Exams Have Been Postponed ​

So the news is out: the 11 Plus exams (grammar school selection tests, that is!) have been postponed in most cases to either October or November. Thank goodness our hardworking children get some extra time to revise and learn, reducing the stress for everyone involved! If you are tempted to ditch your child’s 11 PlusContinue reading “11 Plus Summer Revision: How To Revise Now That Exams Have Been Postponed ​”

Do You Think the 11 Plus Exams Should Be Cancelled or Postponed this Year Because of the Lockdown?

Should the 11 Plus exams be cancelled this year? Well, the SATs, GCSE and A level exams were, so why should the 11 Plus exams be any different? It’s a debate that has been bandied around online, and I’ve even seen some newspaper reports of MPs calling for their cancellation this year. You may alsoContinue reading “Do You Think the 11 Plus Exams Should Be Cancelled or Postponed this Year Because of the Lockdown?”