Mock 11+ Tests

Taking part in an 11+ Mock Test can give your child vital examination experience. Its not just about the result and the questions they get wrong, its about learning to listen to instructions, its about timing, its about not being allowed to talk after entering the exam room, its about filling in the multiple choice sheets correctly…

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KS2 SATS 2016 Paper Course

In the summer term of 2016, children in Year 2 and Year 6 will be the first to take the new SATs papers. These tests in English and mathematics will reflect the new National Curriculum, and are intended to be more thorough. There is also a completely new marking scheme to replace the existing national…

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Flipped Learning

Some seven years ago we started developing our own eleven plus courses. Over the years the pattern of eleven plus testing has changed – but we have been able to keep up to date. Parents now use the new abbreviations of CEM and GL. Some similar questions, however, can appear in both examinations. Ten per…

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School Inspections

Our aim, when children have lessons with us, is to try to help children to do better in their work at school and at home. Over the years we have had feedback from parents, teachers and head teachers that our work has had a positive impact. International studies (http://schoolinspections.eu/impact/home/the-project) have shown that an effective inspection…

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Non Verbal Reasoning

In a discussion about the value and the need for the Eleven Plus examination with local parents, a range of comments were made on value and nature of Non Verbal Reasoning in life. Parents, teachers and Schools use the vehicle of non-verbal reasoning to teach about the increasing use of images and symbols in mass…

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Weaving a Web

We have a team of dedicated Assistants who give so much to the children they work with. One of them is off to read law at one of the best universities. Solon (who lived many years B.C.) maintained: “Laws are like spiders’ webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large…

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