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How to help your child improve their speed for the 11 plus exams

How to help your child improve their speed for the 11 plus exams

The 11 Plus exams are competitive and require children to be competent in not just subject knowledge, but time management and exam technique. One common struggle for many children is speed. ...

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How to prepare for UK schools when you have just moved from Hong Kong

How to prepare for UK schools when you have just moved from Hong Kong

Moving to another country is a stressful experience. It takes a lot of time and effort to get settled and adapt to a new culture. For many parents, understanding a foreign education system i...

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5 tips to prepare your child for the 11 plus exams in Summer

5 tips to prepare your child for the 11 plus exams in Summer

Preparing for the 11+ exams in the summer holidays can be a very stressful time for parents and children alike. With nearly all of the grammar school exams and some independent schools tests...

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6 reasons why handwriting is still important

6 reasons why handwriting is still important

For many of us, handwriting is a lost art. Our generation has been raised on the keyboard and we’ve been taught writing with pen and paper is a thing of the past. But, there are many benef...

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10 Motivational Tips to Get Your Child Off the Sofa and Studying

10 Motivational Tips to Get Your Child Off the Sofa and Studying

When it comes to getting kids motivated to study, there is no single method that works for every child. There are many reasons why your child might be reluctant to study, such as: low self-e...

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Could you save money on tuition?

Could you save money on tuition?

At 11 Plus London, we are always trying to find ways to help ensure tuition is accessible for all children. Tuition not only helps with preparing for important exams at school, but aids with...

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Could Kumon help with the 11 plus?

Could Kumon help with the 11 plus?

Kumon is an internationally recognised organisation with a unique ‘Kumon method’ for children to improve their essential skills in maths and languages. For over 60 years, Kumon h...

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2022 – How did they pass the 10+/11+ exams?

2022 – How did they pass the 10+/11+ exams?

  Another year brings another set of successful candidates who have managed to succeed in their entrance exam applications. It also brings another set of parents who have experienced th...

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How to help your child improve comprehension

How to help your child improve comprehension

Many children struggle with the comprehension section of the entrance exams, and poor comprehension skills can lead to not just a failed English paper, but can also lead to feelings of frust...

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When are the 11+ exams for independent schools?

When are the 11+ exams for independent schools?

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When to start preparing your child for the 11 plus exams

When to start preparing your child for the 11 plus exams

At 11 Plus London we are often asked the question: ‘When should I start preparing my child for the 11 plus exams?’ Preparing your child too early could lead to burnout, but leavi...

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9 tips to help your child pass the 11 plus exams

9 tips to help your child pass the 11 plus exams

Preparing your child for the 11 plus exams can be mind-boggling. We have collated our top 9 tips to help your child pass the competitive 11 plus exams.   1. Prepare children early We re...

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