Here is a list of free 11-plus resources available this month. Crystal Tuition has put together some creative writing resources while Sierra Tuition is offering a free maths topic list.
Chief executive of the Grammar School Heads Association Mark Fenton has said the A-level results had been unfair to some of its students.
We personally believe that 12 months duration is enough to prepare well for the 11-plus, says Louise Formicola from Champs Learning.
Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School head has slammed this year’s A-Level grading system, saying their pupils’ grades are “way out of line” with their historic records, Bucks Free Press reports.
How do you get a place at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet? Sabah Hadi managed it twice and also set up a social media page to help others do the same.
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has been named the best state-funded secondary in Greater Manchester, the Manchester Evening News reports.
Entering competitions can be a great way to prepare for the 11-plus writing task – and you might win a prize in the process. The publisher Pearson is the latest to launch a lockdown-themed contest – write a story about your everyday hero. Here are some others – including the Young Muslim Writers Awards and a competition looking for a story including a taxi cab!
A top grammar school, the Belfast Royal Academy (BRA), has issued guidance to parents and guardians stating that pupils will have to wear face masks when they return for the new academic year.
Take note of different writing styles and how they are achieved. What is the difference between an internet news article and a novel? A play and a scientific report? Here are some top tips for succeeding in the 11-plus from OxBridge Centre (UK).
There will be very few children at Lancaster Royal Grammar who are from council estates as social class comes into play, National Education Union officer Jim Dye has told Lancs Live.