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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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Why mock exams are more important than you think

Why mock exams are more important than you think

Preparing for an exam requires lots of hard work and time. We pour our efforts into organising our weeks and months into structured revision routines and practising exam questions. But there...

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How to help your child with ratios

How to help your child with ratios

Ratios and proportion is a topic usually introduced to students in Key Stage 2. It is a topic which extends beyond primary school and is even in the syllabus for GCSE Mathematics. If your ch...

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How to inspire your child to write

How to inspire your child to write

1. Use film genres Get your child to list film genres, and explain which genre is their favourite and why.  They should try to list some features that typically apply to the genre, for exam...

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Getting your child started with musical instruments

Getting your child started with musical instruments

It is a well known fact that learning a musical instrument can have a positive effect on the minds of people of all ages. This is especially true of children – the earlier they start, ...

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Essential reading for your child

Essential reading for your child

We cannot stress enough just how important it is for your child to be reading quality titles as much as possible. Besides the fact it is instrumental in passing exams for the best schools, t...

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Why are some children great at maths?

Why are some children great at maths?

For most of us, the four simple operations come naturally – adding up and taking away, dividing and multiplying are usually not hard to use in everyday life. Because of this, we assume...

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