8+ February half-term course

8+ February Half-Term Course (FACE TO FACE)

4 days of engaging, interactive intensive days of tuition in a school environment for children preparing for the 7 Plus independent schools covering the essential topics and exam technique in Maths and English.

£380.00£715.00
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  • What is it?
  • Who is it for?
  • When and where?
  • Why Choose us?
  • Testimonials
What is it?

What is the 8 Plus February Half-Term Course?

The 8+ February Half-Term Course is an engaging and enjoyable 4 day course designed to boost children’s confidence in the essential skills needed to pass the 8+ exams. With the entrance exams approaching, children in Year 2 are invited to boost their understanding and refresh their knowledge in the imperative subjects for the entrance exams: mathematics, creative writing and comprehension.

This course is suitable for children preparing for the independent schools in and around London. We have successfully prepared over 800 children over the past 12 years for schools such as: St. Paul’s, Wetherby, Latymer Upper, Dulwich College, King’s College, Bute House, Westminster, City of London and much more…

 

How is our course structured?

The 8+ February Half-Term Course is a 4 day course running from Monday to Thursday with 5.5 hours of instruction per day. It is managed by our course instructors who possess over 20 years of experience in exam preparation collectively. The first two days of the course (Monday and Tuesday) are dedicated to mathematics. The last two days of the course (Wednesday and Thursday) are focused on comprehension and creative writing. Lessons are in small groups of maximum 6 per tutor. All classwork, homework, mock exams, assessments, online practice questions/assessments are included.

A mock exam takes place at the beginning of the course, so we can identify children’s weaknesses and respond accordingly by helping fill in the gaps or extending their knowledge to greater depth. This will also allow us to group children appropriately throughout the course, enabling every child is stretched and reaching their full potential. After the course, a written report with honest feedback and recommendations is emailed to parents ensuring parents are abreast of the insights we gather during the course.

These intensive courses are perfect for making the most of your child’s February Half Term, especially as so many students have missed out in schooling over the past few years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the intensive tuition, the class environment and lesson structure is built to be fun and engaging. This means that your child will be happy to learn, and more often than not, leave with a smile on their face and some new friends.

Here are some example topics of what the February half-term course covers:

  • Arithemetic (maths)
  • Money (maths)
  • Word problems and puzzles (maths)
  • Planning and paragraphing (creative writing)
  • Retrieval and answering fully (comprehension)
  • Using figurative devices (comprehension and creative writing)
  • Exam technique (maths, creative writing and comprehension)

(Parents will receive a full timetable a week before the course start date)

 

You can book for the full 4 days, or you can opt to book 2 days of Maths/2 days of English.

 

Who is it for?

Who is the course for?

This course is recommended for students preparing for the 8+ entrance exams provided by the top independent and grammar schools in London.

Having tutored over 800 students successfully, we hold a strong track record for 7+ and 8+ exams and have successfully assisted students for the schools below:

  • Bute House
  • City of London Boys and Girls
  • Colet Court
  • Dulwich School
  • Highgate School
  • Kings College School
  • Latymer Prep
  • Notting Hill and Ealing High
  • Putney High
  • Redcliffe School
  • Wetherby Prep
  • Westminster School

You can find more detail on our most recent results in the links below.

7 Plus and 8 Plus Results 2020

7 Plus and 8 Plus Results 2019

7 Plus and 8 Plus Results 2018

7 Plus and 8 Plus Results 2016

When and where?

Where and when is the course delivered?

 

Location: Westminster City School, SW1E 5HJ

Date: Monday 14th February 2022 – Thursday 17th February 2022

(Tuesday and Wednesday is dedicated to Maths/Thursday and Friday is dedicated to English)

Time: 10am – 3.30pm

Price: £715 for all 4 days or £380 for 2 days (2 days Maths or 2 days English)

 

We run several courses throughout the year: February half-term, Easter holidays, May half term, Summer holidays, October half term and Christmas. Each course differs and focuses on a different set of skill sets that will greatly benefit your child in exams and in later life. We recommend your child repeat our 7+ courses at different dates in order to cover everything necessary for the 7+ exams.

Why Choose us?

11 Plus London has helped over 800 children in the past 12 years; you can be assured your child will receive:

– tried and tested classes and courses proven to improve children’s chances of success

– excellent teaching with small group sizes – ensuring maximal attention for each child

– experienced DBS tutors who are able to help your child identify their weaknesses, play on their strengths and make notable improvements

– honest, personalised feedback throughout the process to assist you in your entrance exam journey.

 

Testimonials

“Jane and Andrew are very responsible and extremely helpful. Their tutoring is very effective and personalized. We sincerely appreciate their help. My son got offers from top London schools including CLS. Highly recommended!”

SAMUEL DU

“Jane and Andrew are wonderful teachers, my daughter has just received 7+ offers from all the schools she applied to. The quality of her work and her focus have improved since attending and she also thoroughly enjoyed all the classes. Win win!! Thank you so much.”

MILLIE BOWEN

“We are very happy with Jane and Andrew who are both professional and enthusiastic. My DS has passed all paper exams and were invited for interviews by all applied schools including SPB and CLS.”

Y ZHAO

“The team are fantastic at 11 plus London, they are friendly and approachable and are very quick to ascertain the areas of your child’s knowledge base that need boosting. The programme they create is well organised and helped our son improve in all areas. We will be going back to 11 plus London for our son’s brother.”

MATTHEW MITCHELL

“Excellent Saturday school and tuition. Run by friendly, professional people with many years of experience with the schooling systems (grammars and fee paying private schools). My son attended from age 8 to 10 when he sat the 11+ and passed Kent grammar exams with flying colours. I recommend 11PlusLondon very highly and plan to use them again for my younger son.”

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