A Testimonial by Jon McKnight, Author and Journalist

As a school governor and a parent who, like any other, wants the best for my child, I agonised for some time over the best sort of support I could give my daughter to help her pass the 11+. I bought the parents’ guides, considered online tuition, and spoke to numerous people who’d been there […]

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Good luck for the tests!

The 11+ exam will be on September 21st and 28th for 2013. I would like to wish my students all the very best of luck – I have every confidence in you!

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Holidays are here!

With the summer holiday upon us and the unusual fantastic weather, it’s tempting to switch off for 6 weeks (or more). If you do, then you are more likely to struggle come September, especially as the 11+ exam takes place this month. Remember: keep on top of your times tables and division facts, read for […]

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Merry Christmas!

Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year (relax and have some fun)! See you in January.

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All 4 operations

It’s essential that your child has a good understanding of all 4 written operations (x, ÷, – and +). See these websites for a guide: Multiplication – http://www.greatwitley.worcs.sch.uk/files/ks2_x_grid_method.pdf Division – http://www.themathpage.com/arith/divide-whole-numbers.htm (short division only) Subtraction – http://www.mathsframe.co.uk/resources/Column_Subtraction.aspx Addition – http://www.northwood.org.uk/column%20addition.htm (Year 6)

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Goodbye and goodluck!

A big thank you to all my students who took the 11+ exams in September 2012! You worked tremendously hard and deserve all the luck in the world when your results arrive. I won’t forget you!

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Dates when I won’t be tutoring

  I will not be tutoring from between Monday 22nd December 2014 and Sunday 4th January 2015 inclusive. I will not be tutoring from between Monday 16th February 2015 and Sunday 22nd February 2015 inclusive. I will not be tutoring from between Saturday 4th April 2015 and Friday 10th April 2015 inclusive. I will not […]

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The best way to learn

Have a look at my article on The Tutor Pages: http://www.thetutorpages.com/tutor-article/11-plus-exam/the-best-way-to-learn/4859

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Interesting article

Check out this article – very informative! http://www.thetutorpages.com/tutor-article/11-plus-exam/developing-skills-for-the-11-plus-exam/4101

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Summer Holidays!

Hope you’re having a great summer holiday everyone! Be sure to have fun but don’t forget, even doing 10 minutes a day practising your Maths/English/VR skills will make a huge positive difference for the 11+ exams in September. Keep it ticking over and you won’t regret it!

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