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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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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 cope with going back to school after lockdown

How to cope with going back to school after lockdown

After a very long four months of lockdown, our children have finally been given the go ahead to return to school on the 8th March. But for some young people, they may not be feeling so exite...

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How to reconnect with our teens and teenies – in just 20 minutes

How to reconnect with our teens and teenies – in just 20 minutes

Take a quick look at how much time young people spend reading the different types of media nowadays in the image below: On top of this, we can all testify that our kids – especially boys ...

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How to help your child conquer word problems for success in 11 plus exams

How to help your child conquer word problems for success in 11 plus exams

Pressed for time? Then just press play and listen on the go… If you like what you hear, remember to share!     This topic is rather broad and can incorporate more than one topic ...

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7 Maths topics children must master for the 11 Plus exams

7 Maths topics children must master for the 11 Plus exams

Whether your child is preparing for entrance into independent schools or grammar schools, and whether you are in London or Manchester, the 11 Plus entrance exams are designed to stretch and ...

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Simple tips to help your child learn algebra for the 11 plus exams

Simple tips to help your child learn algebra for the 11 plus exams

Algebra is an obstacle for most children and in general, symbolic manipulation can be problematic for all students. Fortunately, due to the common difficulties many students face, there have...

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How to help your child excel in the most important 11+ Maths topic: Arithmetic

How to help your child excel in the most important 11+ Maths topic: Arithmetic

No child is born into the world immediately able to complete long multiplication and division. Two British researchers Gray and Tall sought to discover why some students are better in maths ...

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Have the grammar school test dates changed?

Have the grammar school test dates changed?

As a result of the Covid 19 pandemic and the ongoing closure of schools, many schools have agreed to postpone their assessment tests until a later date. Schools and councils hope that in som...

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