The extra workload that accompanies the 13 plus can sometimes overwhelm students who suddenly find themselves with exams in more subjects than they've ever had before.
To help out at this exciting time, we've collected everything you might want to know about the 13 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, and 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 the various subjects at 13+ you are in the right place. We have categorised and simplified all of the information you need to know for the 13 + below. Click on a subject to found out exactly what you need to know and how you can prepare for each subject.
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Getting organised for 13 + can be demanding. Building understanding and confidence is the aim of the game at 13+: both in the subjects that students receive tuition, and across the wider curriculum.
We believe that giving students the keys to their own learning helps fosters success at this level, and in their future studies. Our GCSE 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.
At GCSE knowing how to convey your understanding of a topic is often just as important as knowing the content of the course. Our GCSE tutorials
Not only are students given lots of opportunities for exam practice in tutorials, tutors teach exam technique that can make the difference between grades.
Aside from lots of practice, students that do well at GCSE 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.
Need to ask us a specific question about the 13+ ? Or just want to talk to someone free of charge about your child's situation? Get in contact and we'll schedule a free telephone consultation.
If you want to organise a tutorial but want to know what price options there are, go to our Cost of Tuition Page