You may not have been to grammar school yourself, you may live in an area where selective schools are not on other parents’ radar and your friends may know little about the system. So how do you go about getting good advice on grammar school entrance?
Lockdown has inevitably led to more screen time for many children – it may be wishful thinking but wouldn’t it be fantastic if some of that screen time could be harnessed for 11-plus preparation?
There has been no government announcement that grammar school entry tests in England will be cancelled this autumn but primary principals from 24 primary schools in Northern Ireland have called for transfer tests to be suspended.
Start 11-plus tuition in Year 5 if your child is performing well in school, says 11 Plus Pod’s Simone Foley.
With normality grounded to a halt during lockdown here are some funny books to provide some laughs for year 4s and up.
Five Catholic grammar schools in Northern Ireland have said they will not use transfer tests to select pupils for 2021.
Children have taken to online tutoring like ducks to water, says Becky Corden of West Kent Tutor.
With schools not yet fully reopened following the Covid-19 pandemic, there is uncertainty surrounding the 11-plus exams due to take place this autumn. This is what we know so far.
Attending a creative writing class and completing a 30-minute homework task once a week can see pupils go from being average KS2 writers to writing at KS3/GCSE level, says founder of Crystal Tuition Richard Gray.
This is a box of 95 maths practice question cards for the CEM test covering verbal, non-verbal and numerical reasoning.