In this Category Archive, you will find all of our articles regarding 11 Plus Tips. We provide you with up to date information on preparing for the 11 Plus entrance exams.

Private schools and grammar schools make use of different selection tests for school admission. This means you have to make sure your child or student has to prepare for the correct test.

In this category archive, we hope to provide 11 plus tips to help your child reach their full potential. We look at different schools, exam papers and study tips. Preparation is key. Make sure the school you have chosen is right for your child and then make sure they are prepared for the process. We will provide you with up to date information and exam tips.

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11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences

Welcome to our explanation of the key 11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences. 11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences CEM exams group the Verbal Reasoning 11+ and the English 11+ tests together. CEM exams are also divided into separately timed sections. It’s therefore important that children learn how to manage their time…

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Preparing for 11+ Exam Changes

Welcome to our latest 11+ exam 2021 feature, How The 11+ Exam Has Changed This Year. Why You Should Start Preparing Now for the 11+ exam 2021 What is the 11+ exam 2021 The 11+ is an examination used by most grammar schools to admit the brightest students to their institutions. The examination consists of…

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Ways to improve your 11 plus vocabulary

Of the 4 subtests on the 11 plus exam, your child’s 11 plus vocabulary is approx 11-14% of the total 11 plus pass mark, which includes 11 plus English. Our 11 plus vocabulary tips Buy a child’s thesaurus Firstly, in addition to a child’s dictionary, it’s essential that you also buy a child’s thesaurus. Practice…

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11 Plus Tutor Cost Guide

Welcome to our 11 plus tutor cost guide Our aim is to provide the most cost-effective 11 plus guide to tutoring costs. Our 11 plus advice for parents The best way to prepare for the 11 plus is to believe that your children should be able to pass. Also though, to manage their own 11…

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Best grammar schools 2021

Welcome to our Guide to the UK’s best grammar schools 2021. Best grammar schools 2021 The lnks to interactive league tables below show an earlier academic year. Although we hope that it’s still a useful search for parents looking to find out more about those 163 grammar schools listed by the Department for Education. You…

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Marked 11 Plus Papers

Welcome to our Marked 11 Plus Papers. Free and Premium Marked 11 Plus Papers Alleyn’s School, 11+ English Sample Paper 2 Bancroft’s School, 11+ English 2016 Sample Paper. 2017 Sample Paper.   City of London Girls, 11+ English 2016 exam paper (marked)   City of London School, 11+ Mathematic 2013 marked exam paper 2016 exam…

Top 11+ Practice papers

You can find details of our top 11 Plus Practice Papers below: 11 plus practice papers This is a guide for parents of current Year 5 children looking to prepare them for the 11+ Exam in September 2022 to enter their child into Year 7 at a grammar school in September 2023.   bookBUY 11+…

Our Top 11 Plus Exam Results

Everything you need to know – here are our 11 Plus exam results. * * * CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021 * * *   We expect this feature will help you to learn some useful 11 plus prep tips. Our 11 Plus Exam Results 11+ Verbal Reasoning test practice  /  11+ Maths test practice / 11 Plus Non-verbal reasoning…

11+ English Practice and 11+ English Tips

This feature focuses on the aptitude test tips useful for the 11+ English test papers.  *  Content updated Q2 2021  * 11 Plus English Exam Tips Maths 11 plus practice  /  11 plus English Comprehension practice   /   Bespoke 11+ Verbal reasoning test papers  /  11+ Verbal Reasoning practice aptitude test practice 11+ English Practice  Your understanding…

11 Plus Exam Papers

Welcome to our 11 plus blog exploring differences in 11 plus Exam papers’ questions. *  *  Content updated Q2 2021  *  * We focus in particular on the 11 plus: Exam board differences in 11 plus exam papers tested; and 11 plus sub-test formats. Why not try our 11 plus practice papers? 11 Plus English…

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What’s the pass mark for the 11 plus exam?

Welcome to our 11+ blog titled, What’s the percentage pass mark for 11 plus?   bookFREE 11 plus practice schoolBUY 11+ exam papers   bookBUY GL 11+ practice papers schoolBUY CEM 11+ practice papers   What’s the 11+ pass mark? That depends on what Local Educational Authority (LEA) you take the test in. Each region…

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11 Plus Maths Sample Test

Welcome to our 11 Plus Maths Sample Test. Our 11 Plus exam papers  and 11 plus mock exams   bookBUY 11+ exam papers schooland mark schemes (for grammar schools)   Our 11 plus skills guides bookFREE 11 plus (Grammar) materials schoolBUY 11+ skills guides   Our 11+ Blogs Most popular grammar schools / 11 plus exam differences …

When is 11 Plus results day?

Welcome to our 11+ blog titled, When is 11 Plus results day?.   bookBUY 11+ exam papers schooland mark schemes (for grammar schools)   bookFREE 11 plus (Grammar) materials schoolBUY 11+ skills guides   Key 11+ exam 2022 Dates April 2022: Most grammar schools open registration in April/May and the deadline is generally around June…

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11 plus exam preparation tips

Welcome to our 11 Plus exam preparation tips. In this feature EasyA provide their methods of helping students not only succeed but learn helpful techniques in the process.   *   *     CONTENT UPDATED Q4 2021     *   * School Entrance Tests 11+ Blogs Top Girls schools in London / Independent school parent guide / University application tips / My GCSE…

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How 11 plus tutoring works

We had the privilege of getting Nick Dale, experienced online tutor and avid photographer, to answer some of our questions about Online Tutoring. How did you discover your passion for tutoring I ‘retired’ when I was 29 when I agreed to rent out a friend’s apartment in the Alps for the winter, and I ended…

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Understanding Fractions Visually

I was lucky enough to pose some interesting questions to Eng S Jama. He is an experienced electronics engineer turned author/tutor. Eng S Jama created a series of books portraying fractions visually. All this in an effort to help children understand and enjoy the basic maths concepts like fractions, decimals and percentages. 1. What inspired…

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11 plus tutor tips

Welcome to our effective 11 plus tutor tips. bookBUY 11+ exam papers schooland mark schemes (for grammar schools)   Our 11 Plus exam papers  and 11 plus mock exams bookFREE 11 plus (Grammar) materials schoolBUY 11+ skills guides (English, interviewing)   School Entrance Tests 11+ Blogs Top Girls schools in London / Independent school parent guide / University application…

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Creative fluency and creative writing exam tips

Welcome to our feature on the 11+ and 13+ creative writing exam tips. 11+ and 13+ creative writing exam tips Both the 11+ and 13+ exams can include a creative writing paper. Many students find this tricky. That’s why we are offering some tips here. These will hopefully make this tricky examination paper more interesting…

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How to improve your 11 plus English

English writing is a skill you will use throughout your education. In Primary school, Secondary school, College and University. While in education, your English writing skills will usually be used in writing essays. English writing could not only do well to prepare you for a career in writing or blogging. It is also a great…

11+ Maths Practice 2

Firstly, in this quiz, there are some general 11+ Maths practice questions to prepare for school entrance. These questions have been asked in previous 11+ exams, so they are very useful in getting you ready for the real thing. Or, alternatively to keep you practising. * * * CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021 * * *…

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11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Test Practice 3

There is a fee of GBP 2.49 to access this quiz. Coupon code: Verbal reasoning is something we use every day and this forms the basis of our 11 plus verbal reasoning test practice. We converse, we send messages and we interpret text and verbal messages. However, this seems to be a bit of a…

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11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Test Practice 2

Welcome to our 11 plus verbal reasoning test 2   11 plus verbal reasoning test 2 We converse, we send messages and we interpret the text and verbal messages. However, this seems to be a bit of a stressful area when it comes to assessment. Read the question carefully and make sure you understand exactly…

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11 Plus CLOZE Verbal Reasoning Test

What are 11 Plus CLOZE verbal reasoning tests There are two kinds of 11 Plus CLOZE verbal reasoning tests. CLOZE paragraphs and CLOZE words tests. For CLOZE paragraphs, there is a word or more left out of a sentence or paragraph. The word options are sometimes provided, sometimes not. For CLOZE word tests, letters in…

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11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Test

Welcome to our 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning Quiz! Firstly, in this 11 Plus verbal reasoning quiz, we look at the shorter multiple-choice questions in which your vocabulary will be tested. There isn’t always time to work through all these past papers, so why not try our ten-minute test version below. Your verbal reasoning skills may…

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What are the different 11 Plus Tests?

Welcome to our feature, What are the different 11 plus tests?. What are the 11 Plus Exam Board Differences? CEM and GL are two different exam boards that are the exam boards in virtually all regions where the 11+ is still used. CSSE type of 11 plus exams is however for those that want to apply…

11 plus Maths Practice Test 1

Welcome to our first 11 plus Maths practice test. The more you practice the better you will get. Our Top 11 Plus Tips Firstly, try our Maths tips and or our 11 plus English Comprehension practice. Secondly, we also offer 11+ Verbal Reasoning practice. And then next, find out more tips by reading What Score Do You Need For Passing…

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Which Grammar schools are in my county?

Our Which School Guides are designed to help with some of the main school entrance dilemmas that many parents face. 11+ school entrance tests Standard Assessment Tests Private School entrance tests   Which Grammar school? or private school education? Private Schools: There is a huge range of Independent/private schools spread out over Great Britain, Ireland, The…

Our 11 plus GL Assessment Guide

Welcome to our to answer the question, What is the GL Assessment 11 plus? We’ve designed . An informative infographic on the types of questions and also material to learn for 11 Plus GL exams.   We expect this feature will help you to learn more about 11 plus exam differences. In particular GL Assessment’s…

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Most popular grammar schools

Children are missing out on the most popular grammar schools. There’s been many oversubscribed popular grammar schools, especially in big cities. However, the situation varies considerably across the UK. We look at some of the areas where demand is outstripping supply. * * * CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021 * * * We expect this feature will help…

Top 11 Plus Tips

We expect this feature will help you to learn some useful 11 plus tips. bookBUY 11+ exam papers schooland mark schemes (for grammar schools)   Our 11 Plus exam tips  and 11 plus guides bookFREE 11 plus (Grammar) materials schoolBUY 11+ skills guides (English, interviewing)   Top 11 Plus tips Over the years, 11-plus exams…