What are Common Entrance Exams? 7+, 11+ and 13+ explained

Every year we tutor many children who go on to enter some of the UK’s top senior and preparatory schools. To gain admission they must pass the 7+, 11+ or 13+ Entrance Exams that leave many parents (and students) confused and daunted. As a result, they seek out our consultancy services to help them make […]

Our three P’s for 11+ creative writing success

The creative writing component of the 11+ Common Entrance Exam involves writing an original story or completing a prose exercise to test children’s ability to write in a structured manner. Many children find the idea of writing a creative story incredibly daunting but with time ticking and pressure mounting, our three P’s are your child’s […]

University essay writing tips for topic & end sentences

We asked Jan, one of our top university tutors, about her experience providing essay tutoring and dissertation guidance for undergraduate and postgraduate students. In this blog posts, she gives her top essay writing tips on topic and end sentences.   To assess my students’ true understanding of essay writing skills, I always first ask them […]

How tailored GCSE and A-level exam tutoring boosts grades and confidence

GCSE and A-level exams are stressful for teens and parents alike and no one knows this better than us tutors and mentors who have provided exam tutoring in-person and online for years. As teens cannot fathom how they will possibly grasp all material in time, parents often despair at how to best support their child. […]