To help out at this exciting time, we've collected everything you might want to know about the 11 plus. If you are completely new to Common Entrance and want to familiarise yourself with it, we recommend you go to our dedicated Common Entrance page, before coming back here later.
Have a look at The Facts to check through the different subjects and requirements at this level, What we do to see what kind of education we provide, or Get in Contact if you have a specific question or want to enquire about booking a free trial tutorial.
If you are looking for information about assessment at 11+ then you are in the right place! We have categorised and simplified all of the information you need to know for English, Maths and Science at 11 + below.
Click on a subject below to found out everything you need to know and how you can prepare for each subject. If you have specific circumstances and want to ask us a specific question about the 11+, Get in Contact and we will schedule a time to have a chat.
If you have any other questions which this section doesn't answer, please Get in Touch and we'll be happy to answer any questions you have about the 11+, success at this level or anything else related to school life at this age.
If you're interested in booking a tutorial but want to have a look at the different options available, go to our Cost of Tuition page
Or check out our blog for more ideas on how to prepare for the 11 +
Getting ready for the 11+ can be fun, and all the tutors we place put the emphasis on learning for life, rather than cramming solely for exams. Regular tutorials can make a huge difference to confidence when approaching these assessments, and having someone who can offer immediate feedback allows students to feel tangible progress.
We believe that giving students the keys to their own learning helps fosters success at this level, and in their future studies. Our 11+ tutorials:
Learn more about the importance of independence in learning and the constructivist theory of learning. Or get in touch to book a free trial tutorial.
We don't believe in hot-housing students. We do believe in learning how to convey understanding of a topic is often as important as knowing the content of a course. 11+ tutorials
Our 11+ tutorials give student's the freedom to practice the skills they will need for the 11+ exam in contexts which are applicable to real life.
Aside from lots of practice, students that do well at 11+ are those that are able to reflect on feedback and flexibly respond to this feedback.
Having regular and specific feedback allows students to focus on hitting target grades and up-levelling.
Tutors at this level will:
Our goal is to make things as easy as possible for parents and as academically invigorating as possible for students.