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 having lessons I was alright at Math’s and not so good at English. Then as the lessons continued Miss Ziki taught me that even if you struggle never give up. I am very happy with what I have learnt. I wouldn’t have been able to do anything that I can do now. I thought the lesson was hard at first. But then everything got easier as I had more and more lessons. Miss Ziki is the best, she has helped me so much and Math’s and English have become so much easier. Even though she got frustrated at me (and my spellings) she is the best tutor anyone can ask for.

Manika Doe
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

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 just wanted to say a really big thank you to you for being James tutor. I was struggling as you know with James being a single mom with a very bright child who was lazy!! (Trying had to get out of everything) You came along, James was a challenge as he always thought he could get away with doing things in an easier way, you recognised his potential and boy did you help. I am so grateful, you really care, your dedication is admirable, and we would lose without you. I would not hesitate to recommend you. If anybody wants to speak they can call me. My son not only passed his 11 plus but got one of the highest marks way to go James …. and Persuade.

Mrs Tracy O’Toole
Parent