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In this blog, experienced teacher and tutor Alison, explores the best way to support your child with a school move. Whether you are moving locally or internationally, Alison sets out how to handle an important change sensitively.
Ali May, 2022
In this article Holly provides a comprehensive guide to the Kent test and the best way to prepare for it. An experienced and qualified teacher, Holly has taught and tutored in Kent for a number of years.
Holly April, 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 the final part of the ‘Types of’ 7 Plus preparation series, Meredith describes some of the different interview questions that could come up and offers some tips to prepare for them.
Meredith May, 2021
In this blog, the second in a series of 'Types of...' 7 Plus preparation posts, Meredith outlines a range of different creative writing prompts that can appear in the English paper and offers some useful insight and handy tips for preparing for each one.
Meredith April, 2021
In this blog post, Meredith explains the different types of reading comprehension questions you can expect in the ‘comprehension’ part of an entrance exam, with examples and tips for answering each. This is a must-read if your child will be sitting the 7 Plus or 8 Plus entrance exam.
Meredith April, 2021
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!
In this blog, Emily offers some suggested reading matter for those students embarking on their 11+ journey. There are many more to come so keep an eye on the blog for any reluctant readers out there!
Owl Tutors October, 2020
Four simple steps to staying 'match fit' for the upcoming 11+ season. With children having to cope with the stresses of lockdown and school closures, Ally provides some valuable advice on how to stay on track with 11 Plus preparation.
Ally August, 2020
Josephine is an experienced English teacher and school entrance tutor. Here, she provides 6 clear steps that will allow pupils to breakdown the complex language of the 19th Century novel, which will stand 13 Plus scholarship candidates in good stead.
Josephine May, 2020