If you can't find what you're looking for, why not browse some other categories below, or look at some of our most popular blog posts to the right?
In this article, Sobia, an experienced teacher and tutor, examines the unique nature of 16 plus general papers and critical thinking examinations. Drawing on her experience supporting applicants to top selective schools via the 16 plus, Sobia gives us an insight in what the exams might include and how to ace them.
Sobia June, 2022
In this article Graham explains what the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is and outlines its role in ensuring quality of provision and regulatory standards of independent schools, both in the UK and overseas. Graham draws on his expertise as a former Headteacher of three independent schools and has first hand experience of ISI inspections
Graham May, 2022
Choosing a school can seem like a daunting decision for any parent. Not only are there many, varied entrance requirements to navigate, but added to this are questions over whether a school is ‘right’ for your child. Holly, an experienced teacher, examines what to look out for and what to ask, to make your visit as informative as possible
Holly May, 2022
In this blog, school entrance expert and teacher, Holly, outlines top tips to tackle reasoning tests. Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning tests are used by most independent and grammar schools to help with their selection process. These handy hints should help your child tackle what can be quite challenging questions.
Holly February, 2022
In this blog, Alexandra outlines the necessary steps in preparing your child for a move from a state school to an independent school. Whilst this can be a daunting process, there are also many exciting opportunities that shouldn't be forgotten!
Wondering if your child’s special educational needs (SENs) will be taken into consideration during school entrance exams? This blog outlines who may be eligible for exam concessions, which arrangements can be made to assist your child in their exams and how to get your child the best support available for them to succeed.
Meredith February, 2020
In this blog, professional tutor Sobia outlines the benefits of having an all-round tutor who can teach all subjects tested at 11+ and 13+ level.
Sobia October, 2019
In this blog Sobia discusses the daunting process of interviewing for a school place, and outlines possible questions asked as well as tips and techniques for success.
Sobia October, 2019
In this blog, Sobia gives you an idea of what to expect in 16+ Biology, Chemistry and Physics entrance exams. While knowledge recall is important, schools will be looking for candidates who illustrate strong analytical skills and a real understanding of key scientific concepts.