Punctuation Poster for Key Stage 2 English, SATs, the 11 Plus and Any English Writing

Punctuation is an integral part of writing. Without it, the meaning of our words can change significantly, or just not make much sense to anyone else who is reading it.

Does your child know how to use a comma properly? Are full stops sporadic and often missed off the end of sentences?

The Geek School Tutoring Punctuation Poster is a fun addition to any bedroom, study or classroom; anywhere that learning takes place.

7 Playful and Easy Maths Activities You Can Do Every Day to Help Your Child With the 11 Plus

The truth is, maths is all around us, it’s just that we can choose to see it, or not see it at all until we open a textbook. If you want to make maths an integral part of your child’s everyday life, it’s actually quite easy. This will give your child the knowledge and confidenceContinue reading “7 Playful and Easy Maths Activities You Can Do Every Day to Help Your Child With the 11 Plus”

Pass the 11 Plus Independent School Interview With These Tips. Includes the Interviews and Questions

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

Schools will be looking for bright, articulate, confident and well-mannered children who can fit into the school society – and bring something to the school as well!

11 Plus Exams: When and how to start preparing. Year 3, Year 4 or Year 5?

If you’re thinking about grammar and independent schools for your child, you’re probably thinking about when preparation should start. There may be some different questions and conflicting viewpoints from other parents about the 11 Plus preparation: You may also like…Is it too late to start preparing your child for the…Year 4 Reading List for theContinue reading “11 Plus Exams: When and how to start preparing. Year 3, Year 4 or Year 5?”

Are you looking for an 11 Plus creative writing tutor?

The Geek School Creative Writing Crash Course is designed to help children develop their creative writing skills. Creative writing is an essential part of most independent school exams; as well as some of the 11 Plus grammar school exams such as those by Sutton, Kent and Essex counties.