Laying foundations for the 11+

When your child joins our Pre 11 plus tuition programme they will be laying the foundations they need for their 11+ journey.

Although some grammar schools set their own papers, the majority of schools follow either all or part of the syllabus set by the two main providers of 11+ examinations: CEM (Durham University) or GL Assessments.

The Extra Tuition Centre can help your child as they work towards any of the 11+ Grammar Examinations.

Pre 11 Plus (Year 4) Steps to Success

  • Let us know which schools you are interested in, from there we can help you determine which examinations your child needs to work towards.
  • Your child will need to take some online tests. We may look at mathematics, English, verbal and non-verbal reasoning depending on the examinations your child is sitting.
  • The results are entered into our computer system ‘Action’ and an individual programme of work is set – we know where your child needs immediate help and we know what is expected if they are going to study for the eleven plus examinations. So, the lessons are a combination of revision, current learning and pushing them on with the eleven plus syllabus.
  • Weekly lessons are booked either at one of our locations or online with a tutor.
  • Lessons are booked for either 1, 1.5 or 2 hours a week
  • Regular re-testing and revision ensures topics are consolidated
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Read some of our testimonials

When I first started my first Math’s test I remember I used to get in the tens in Math’s. But then when I had more lessons with Persuade I got better at all subjects of Math’s. I find most of the subjects easy now in the Math’s and I am now extremely good in verbal reasoning. I really loved having my lessons at expert tutors and also getting ice creams in some of our lessons too. Thank you so much Persuade for teaching me.

Shona
Student

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to you for tutoring my daughter Hasham, who successfully passed both the Medway and that selection tests. Medway test scores, verbal reasoning 128 mathematics 114, extended writing 115= 579

Kent Test scores 404\423= 95.5 %. I would therefore highly recommend you to any parent who is looking for for a private tutor for their child/ children.

Mrs Doe
Parent

Due to certain circumstances we only had 3 months to prepare our son for his Medway and Kent 11 plus. Thanks to Persuade he easily passed his Medway and scored an excellent 140, 140, and 135 for his Kent test, Math’s was his weakness subject but, scored top marks!! Persuade has been truly committed and has been very professional throughout, he has enjoyed every lesson her and even looked forward to them. She has been very kind and I would totally recommend her especially for Math’s.

Many thanks Persuade.

Joanne Smith
Parent

Persuade has been great help right from when I met her since June 2014 when I began. I have just been improving in all subjects. Persuade teaches in an excellent manner and is very kind. Whenever I am confused on anything, Persuade is there to assist me. I have worked with her for just over a year nabs after every lesson, I feel more confident in my work. The way she explains anything is plain magic, I understand whatever she says, whenever she says it. Due to her input, I have passed my 11 plus .I am really proud of myself sand I than her teaching. As I commenced tuition with her, verbal reasoning was simply bugging me. I had known nothing about the subject. Although, as I developed, it began to sit in my mind and I it become that simpler. None verbal was no easier at first either but with the help of persuade, the easier it got. Persuade is kind and helpful and is a pleasant tutor. I am so thankful to her and I couldn’t have chosen someone better. Thank you so much.

Vinay Attra
Student