Are you considering applying to City of London School for 11 Plus entry? If so, here's everything you need to know about the application process and entrance exams.
Finnian February, 2020
Are you hoping for your son to win a place at Dulwich College at 11 Plus? Registration for 2021 entry will open at the beginning of April, so we've set out what to expect from the process.
Finnian February, 2020
In this blog Holly sets out some clear solutions to the issues posed by the unseen poetry question in the 13+ English exam, alongside some tips for those aiming for Scholarship. Understanding some of the easier ways to approach poetry will give your child a chance to shine in this component of the exam.
Holly February, 2020
In this blog, Lulu shares some tips on dealing with boredom in Year 1 children, positive steps to support them and how having a tutor can help turn boredom into learning opportunities.
Mrs Lincoln February, 2020
Schools are keen to emphasize the importance of wide and ambitious reading for students sitting the 13+. If you are unsure what constitutes ambitious reading for this age group, here are some of the best books for 12-year-olds, along with suggestions for what to read next.
Our lead 7 Plus tutor Judith sets out the pros and cons of online tuition for 5 and 6 year olds. While there can be the odd technical glitch, students are getting increasingly tech savvy and online tuition widens access to top tutors, wherever you are.
Applying to study Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science at University can be incredibly competitive. Chemistry tutor Carl sets out how best to showcase your relevant skills and experiences in your Personal Statement, and how to justify exactly why you want to study that particular course and why you should be offered a place.
Carl January, 2020
You do not have to compromise on inspirational teaching and learning when you teach online. Here are two ideas, one focused on reading skills and the other on writing, to make technology an asset and not an obstacle to learning English.
Isabel January, 2020
In this blog, Sobia - an experienced school entrance tutor - explains the Eton College admissions procedure for 13+ candidates, and provides a clear step-by-step guide of what to expect at the different stages.
Sobia January, 2020