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11 Plus Entrance Exam Preparation

Here at Study Buddies Tuition Centre Eleven Plus Grammar School Entrance Exam Programme will prepare your child by covering Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths and English in preparation for the eleven plus entrance examinations at the grammar schools in Redbridge, Essex and Kent. The programme starts from Year 3 building a foundation for the children to reach their full potential. There are also entry points at Year 4 and at Year 5.

Tuition is held at our centre, weekdays from 4:30pm until 8:30pm, Saturdays lessons are between 10am and 8pm and Sundays between 10.00am and 6.00pm. The lessons will cover the four subjects listed above and pupils will be expected to do homework that will be marked by parents. We will feed back to you via the homework diary.

Parents need to be cautious pursuing extreme practice for 11 Plus where the child is only trained to write the exam but not taught the concepts and techniques. Many children who practice just 11 plus could lack in fundamental knowledge in Maths and English, which may later affect their overall Maths and English performance.

Changes from 2014

Essex-Redbridge 11 Plus is the entrance exam for Ilford County for Boys and Woodford County for Girls Grammar Schools, consisted of Verbal Reasoning Test & Non Verbal Reasoning Test until 2013. For Redbridge 11 plus selection test School Admission in September 2015, there has been a new arrangement for the exams conducted in September 2014. The examination in September 2014 will use test materials from the University of Durham CEM Centre, which assess pupils’ understanding and application of knowledge and skills taught in the Key Stage 2 curriculum. The Non Verbal and Verbal Papers are replaced by new Maths, Non Verbal Paper and English and Verbal Paper. Read more…

The Redbridge Council has published a familiarisation booklet on this new arrangement. Download the booklet here.

What is the 11 Plus?

11 plus is an entrance exam sat by many children who is wishing to gain entry to grammar schools or selective independent schools when moving from Primary School to Secondary School. The test is taken normally at the beginning of year 6. Contact us and book a free consultation to go through your child’s 11 plus test requirements and which schools you can apply and how. You can also book a free assessment at the time of your consultation. We also provide an information pack to registered parents which contains in depth information about 11 Plus and a list of selective schools.