Tutoring to support children’s preparation for entry tests like 11 plus exams

Jun 21 2016
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Time has really flown and my son Diego is already in year 5. When you reach this stage you start worrying about secondary schools and the daunting entry exams that children have to go through before starting the final year in primary school to be accepted in their schools of choice. Apparently children in England are among the most tested in Europe. I did a lot of research and came across great tutors from my local Explore Learning centre so I decided to give it a go and get my son to learn and practice for his 11 plus exams with them. Here is a full report of our experience hoping that it can help other parents understand how it all works.

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Prepare for the 3+ 4+ school entrance assessments this Summer

Jun 21 2016
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There are so many ways you can help prepare your children for the prep school entrance assessments by still having fun with your little one.
Give these ideas a go this summer, and help your little one get assessment ready!

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Prep school entrance assessment pressure!

May 26 2016
Prep school entrance assessment pressure posting

“How did he do?” “Did she make it through?” “Have you heard yet?” …For all those parents out there who have recently been through the school entrance assessment process, I’m sure you can relate to being asked these questions a million times. I am a mother to 3 darling children, my boys are 2 and 3 and my daughter is 5. Yes it is a mad house, and yes I sadly find myself super excited when I have time to wash my hair, eat food other than leftovers, and last but by no means least, enjoy a (large) glass of delectable red vino.

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