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December 14, 2018

How to Prepare Your Child for the Independent School Interview

Congratulations! If your child has been called in for an independent school interview, following an 11-plus exam, they’ve done well enough to get through to the next stage. Of, course, it doesn’t guarantee an offer of a school place, but your child is now one step closer to an offer, which is excellent news!

Preparation for Independent School Interviews

Schools will be looking for bright, articulate, confident and well-mannered children who can fit in with the school and give back to the school as well. Every school knows the type of student they are looking for, so it’s essential that your child doesn’t pretend to be someone he isn’t. Read More

October 23, 2018

7 Ways to Help Your Child Write More Stories

Writing a story is something that every child will be asked to do in school – and this will continue well into their secondary school life.

So, helping your child cultivate the skills needed to write compelling stories will go a long way! Here are seven tips: Read More

October 4, 2018

Free 11 Plus Creative Writing Course for Year 4, 5 and 6 Children

Creative writing is a core component of so many 11 Plus exams. Even if your child isn’t sitting these competitive exams, an ability to write a letter, a descriptive piece of writing or other forms is crucial for school life and the real world. This is why I have created an effective creative writing course for children who are preparing for the 11 Plus exams. Read More

July 30, 2018

11 Plus Tuition now available within Brockwell Park in Herne Hill (Norwood)

Are you looking for 11 Plus tuition in Herne Hill (Norwood)? Due to continued success, Geek School Tutoring will be opening a new centre in Herne Hill (Norwood) from 1st September 2018! Our latest venue is based inside the renowned Brockwell Park itself, which means that you can enjoy the scenic views, get a coffee from the Brockwell Park Café, or go for a run while your child is in tuition. Once tuition is finished, they can let off some steam afterwards, too! Read More

July 20, 2018

The 11 Plus Application Deadlines: Don’t Miss Out!

If I had a pound for every parent who got in touch with Geek School Tutoring about the 11 Plus when the deadlines had passed, I’d have enough to sip on my favourite beverage (toffee latté to be precise!) for at least a a fortnight out of the year.

There is literally next to no excuse you can give when you haven’t registered your child on time. So it’s crucial to do your research – preferably in Year 4, so your child doesn’t miss out. Read More