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Secondary School Transition - A phase after 11 Plus

Secondary School Transition - A phase after 11 Plus

By this time, each student in Year 6. will have received an admission confirmation for their secondary schools. Most of them should have secured an admission in a school from the choices they have given in the CAF form.

How To Score Well in 11 Plus Examination For Grammar Schools

How To Score Well in 11 Plus Examination For Grammar Schools

Scoring well in your 11+ examinations is essential if you aspire to be in one of the top grammar schools. Some students opt for a safer route and start prepping for their exams even before their year 4 in school.

How to prepare for Math Section in 11 PLUS

How to prepare for Math Section in 11 PLUS

Till date, the 11 PLUS exam (Grammar School Entrance Test) is a paper pencil tests for students wanting to secure the coveted year 7 seats in various grammar schools or independent schools of the country.

Online learning for 11 Plus preparation

Online learning for 11 Plus preparation

In the current scenario, when the entire world is under lockdown and is advised to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 outbreak, there is no better option than utilising the available time effectively, especially for the ones who are preparing for 11 Plus exams this year.

9 months for 11 Plus 2020

9 months for 11 Plus 2020

9 months are enough for you to fetch good marks in your 11 Plus exam. First of all decide which school you want an admission.

Manage Exam.. Manage Stress

Manage Exam.. Manage Stress

GCSEs exams and also SATs are just couple of days away. And stress or anxiety to many students is a common phenoMemon. Some are capable of handling exam fear and exam stress in their own way. Some fall prey to effects of exam stress and perform not so well in the same.

Last minute tips for 11 Plus Exam

Last minute tips for 11 Plus Exam

The countdown for 11 Plus exam for 2018 has begun. The performance on the D-Day will decide whether an aspirant will or will not make it to any of the desired grammar or independent schools. With the clock ticking by, all aspirants and their parents are getting extreme..

11 Plus preparation tips for beginners

11 Plus preparation tips for beginners

New academic year started and aspirants for 11 Plus exams who started their academic year 5 in the school started or preparing to start their preparation towards their desired school exam in the next year.

Grammar Schools - who will make it?

Grammar Schools - who will make it?

With BBC’s current episode on the subject, it has re-framed the same big question to every parent and possibly every aspirant’s mind. Who will make it? As we witness, every child is different and possesses different skills. So when the entrance exams for the grammar sch...

What if your child did not pass 11 plus exams!

What if your child did not pass 11 plus exams!

The 11 plus results for 2018 entry into year 7 are coming out and the whole social media platforms and phones have been working without pause. Every mom and dad wants to know who has done better? Who is getting admission where? What’s the cut off ? Will my child secure...

One month strategy for 11 plus exam

One month strategy for 11 plus exam

The most frequently asked question by students at this point of time is "What should be done in terms of preparation for the next four weeks to pass 11 plus exam for the desired grammar school?" We need a strategy/plan that needs to...

11 plus - classroom or eLearning?

11 plus - classroom or eLearning?

There has been always a debate about the effectiveness of classroom and eLearning. We can not say which one is more effective across all age groups. But certainly few strong parameters influence the effectiveness at some age groups.

Parents role in 11 Plus exam preparation

Parents role in 11 Plus exam preparation

11 Plus exams….a transition of an aspirant from stress free primary education to a competitive world. Most of the students at that age don’t even understand the importance or aftereffects of 11 plus exams for Grammar Schools or Independent schools. (In some cases paren...

Difficult child

Difficult child

Mrs. Roberts, 63, lives alone and spends her day doing her daily chores and meeting her friends. She loves to spend time in her backyard tending her kitchen garden. Except for the season when her plum and pear trees keep her busy distributing...

2nd Stage for Grammar School

2nd Stage for Grammar School

The 2nd stage exam for some of the Grammar Schools like Tiffin consists of three papers. 1. Mathematics 2. English Reading 3. English Writing After screening through the first stage of Maths and English with some questions on VR which no...

11 Plus - Reading Comprehension Techniques

11 Plus - Reading Comprehension Techniques

Mrs. Roberts, 63, lives alone and spends her day doing her daily chores and meeting her friends. She loves to spend time in her backyard tending her kitchen garden. Except for the season when her plum and pear trees keep her busy distributing and fru