How Can I Get My Child to Write Creatively?

How Do I Get My Child To Write Creatively?

***This post may contain affiliate links*** How Can I Get My Child to Write Creatively? =  They Must READ!!! As a private tutor, I’ve found that the creative writing aspect of the 11+ strikes dread into even the most confident of children. However, preparation in the run up to the 11+ exam is key and…

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How Can I Make 11+ Preparation Fun?

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** How Can I Make 11+ Preparation Fun? = Know The Basics It is vital that your child knows key, basic facts and what I refer to as ‘basic foundation knowledge’.  The 11+ mathematics’ paper [barring a few exceptions] won’t tell your child how many metres are in…

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How Do I Get My Child To Read?

How Do I Get My Child To Read?

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** We live in an age of technological overload where children are constantly juggling phones, I-pads, laptops, computers and X-Box or whatever it’s called!  Added on top of that, we have hundreds of television channels competing for our attention as well. In a nutshell, today’s children have far…

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How Do I Educate My Child At Home?

How Do I Educate My Child At Home?

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** How Do I Educate My Child At Home? The legal requirements? Here in the UK, there is a legal requirement that a child must be educated.  That doesn’t mean that they have to go to school.  You are able to ‘homeschool’ your child and you don’t have…

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11 plus general tips for parents and children

11 plus general tips for parents and children

*** This post may contain affiliate links*** 11 plus general tips for parents and children Try to do something every day Doing something every day doesn’t mean that your child has to be sat down reading a book all day or slaving their way through a textbook full of mathematical problems.  There are lots of…

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The Best 11 Plus Resources

The Best 11 Plus Resources

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** When it comes to preparing for the 11+ and accessing the best 11Plus resources, it can be an absolute minefield of options and expenses so knowing where to find the best 11+ resources is a must.  However, as a private tutor of many years’ experience, I have…

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How to Pass The 11+ Exam

How To Pass The 11+ Exam

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** When you’re wondering about how to Pass the 11+ exam,  I firmly believe in the saying:  Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.  After all, the 11+ test is tough and a lot of adults would struggle to get through it successfully!  I also say that preparing…

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