Struggling to Get Your Child Reading? New 11 Plus Reading Club for Children in Year 4, 5 and 6!

It’s a fact – children just don’t read as much as generations before them did. If I had a pound for every reluctant reader I hear about when parents enquire about English tuition at Geek School Tutoring, I would be stocked with my favourite beverage for life by the end of the year (well, sortContinue reading “Struggling to Get Your Child Reading? New 11 Plus Reading Club for Children in Year 4, 5 and 6!”

Looking for an Online 11+ Tutor for the 11 Plus Exams During Coronavirus Lockdown?

While SATs, GCSE and A level exams have been cancelled, local authorities have not cancelled the 11 Plus exams (selection tests); and neither have independent schools. So, if you have had your hopes set on getting your child into a grammar or independent school, now is not the time to stop preparing for the 11Continue reading “Looking for an Online 11+ Tutor for the 11 Plus Exams During Coronavirus Lockdown?”

Free Key Stage 2 English LIVE Online Lessons

Geek School Tutoring is offering a free English lesson every week, while schools are on lockdown.

There is no catch – don’t expect to be asked to pay for the lesson after a trial period, or be bombarded with calls or emails to upgrade to paid lessons, either (you can get in touch with us separately if you want to do this). At such a time as this, we all need to do what we can to help out!

Free Key Stage 2 Maths LIVE Online Lessons

Geek School Tutoring is offering a free maths lesson every week, while schools are on lockdown.

There is no catch – don’t expect to be asked to pay for the lesson after a trial period, or be bombarded with calls or emails to upgrade to paid lessons, either (you can get in touch with us separately if you want to do this). At such a time as this, we all need to do what we can to help out!

11 Plus Preparation During the Coronavirus Lockdown

At this time, the only exams that may not be significantly affected by the school closures in England are the grammar school and independent school entrance exams.

Even if this is the case, it is likely that the 11 Plus tests may still go ahead because schools may well have resumed by September, the month in which the grammar school selection tests take place. Independent school entrance exams start anywhere from late October.

Is it essential, therefore that all Year 5 children who are preparing for the 11 Plus (and children preparing for the 10 and 13 Plus) exams continue to work consistently and make use of their time out of school to perfect their skills.

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