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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?”
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.
Schools around the world are either urging students to stay home or have shut. While the UK hasn’t made the formal decision to close schools in response to the coronavirus, and Public Health England’s advice is for schools to stay open unless there is a positive case, there is now an increased possibility of disruptionContinue reading “Managing Homeschooling During Coronavirus: Geek School Tutoring Online Tuition is Here to Help!”
Would you like to see how the creative writing task in the 11 Plus exams is marked?
We have a special treat for you – a ‘live’ marking. Well, it’s not live-streamed, but you get to see the creative writing task as it is being marked – with your very own eyes.