You have to find the right balance between work and play. Young children tend to burn out if they are given too much work, says 11plus Tutors in Purley.
Sir Roger Manwood’s in Kent has said it may have to close its boarding facility while the Education Endowment Foundation has said catch-up tuition would help poorer students after lockdown.
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.