The 13+ usually refers to an entrance exam taken by children in Year 8 who plan to enter a new school in Year 9. However, "13+" can mean a few different exams which need to be prepared for differently. Read on to find out more.
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More and more schools are requiring applicants to take pre-tests well in advance of the usual entrance exams. Read on to learn exactly what they are and how to prepare for them.
So your child is approaching secondary school age, and you think you might like to switch to an independent school or a grammar school. Read on to get an overview of the different exams and assessments you'll be facing.
At its heart, the 11+ is an exam taken by children aged 10-11 who plan to enter a school at Year 7. The 11+ exam is taken in Year 6, typically in January. However, "11+" is an umbrella term which can apply to any of the following...
Grammar schools are state funded schools which achieve outstanding academic standards while being free to attend. Compared to expensive private schools, they are often an attractive option. Read on to find out about their entrance requirements.
Studies show that children slip backwards by an average of around 2 months' learning during the summer holidays. However, just a little bit of work can avoid this effect. Read on to see my suggestions.