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New to the 11+ or need a refresher?
If you 're new to the grammar school application process, need a refresher or just want to talk to our experts, and other parents' on the whole process come to our FREE 11+ Parents' Preparation Meeting.
Not sure if your child is a likely to get a grammar school place?
You may be wondering whether the 11+ and grammar school is right for your child. Is it worth investing time and money on preparation? Might you child become demotivated and anxious about the whole process if they are finding it difficult to deal with the academic requirements? Take our Assessment Test to guage your child's response to 11+ questions with a detailed report on their performance.
Need a short course to get up to speed?
Whether or not you have a tutor, our broad range six session course will help your child cover the basics and consolidate their understanding of comprehension, verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and mathematics. Our live online sessions are led by our highly experienced and qualified tutors in a relaxed but professional learning environment. Book our 11+ course for a great understandiing of the topics in the test.
Want to get practice of 11+ mock tests in the comfort of your home?
If your child is apprehensive about doing a test under formal examination conditions you can do a mock at home if you book one of our At Home 11+ Mock Tests. You'll also get an individual report on the test with ranking and recommendations, just like the On Location tests. Book an At Home test here.
Looking for the 'on location' experience of the 11+ test with others?
As your child gains confidence it's really helpful for them to take the test with other children under more fomal examination conditions with invigilators and timed examination sections as found in the real CEM test. Book our On Location 11+ Mock Tests for the authentic conditions and a detailed report with detailed ranking, recommendations and predictions for likely grammar school places.
Wondering how to make summer fun and educational?
The summer break is well deserved at the end of the school year, but you may want your child to keep up the momentum of grammar school preparation in a more fun and relaxed environment. Our Summer Hubs offer two days of fun, games, competition and learning with friendly and highly experienced leaders. Book our Summer Hub for a fun way to prepare for the 11+.
Worried about final preparations for the real test?
When it's just a couple of weeks to the test you may feel your child would benefit from a last minute refresher of the things they need to know for the test. We'll also give lots of hints and tips for children (and parents!) to make the lead up to the test day as calm and stress-free as possible. Book our 11+ Revision Day to quell those last minute nerves.
We also have additional FREE events and resources throughout the year for our Cotswold Education Learning Community such as meetings on how to fill out the application form, understanding the results emails and what to do if you're worried about your school allocation.
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You may also find our youtube channel videos helpful, including 'How To... in 3 minutes'
Need a more detailed consulation about your child? Talk to one of our experts.
Call us on 07976 218062 or email for a friendly chat about how we can help you prepare for grammar school and the 11+ Test.
Our Upcoming Events
SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19
Many of our events are run in the comfort, safety and convenience of your own home. This means we are able to provide a number of FREE events to help you prepare your child for grammar school entrance and the 11+ test.
Please keep coming back to our page as we release new events, tests and resources
All Events At A Glance
11+ Mock Tests
The 11+ test experience for Gloucestershire grammar school entrance.
The test comprises of two CEM style papers carried out under examination conditions with experienced invigilators. Each paper consists of timed sections covering comprehension, verbal reasoning, numerical skills and non-verbal reasoning.
We send you a report with your child's score and ranking for each type of question. We also provide a prediction on grammar schools your child would be likely to be offered using data from our tests in previous years.
Dates in April, May, June, July & August
11+ Parents' Preparation Meeting
Are you thinking of applying for a grammar school in Gloucestershire? Not sure on how to apply or what the test involves? Join us for a FREE presentation with Q and A session with highly experienced, qualified and friendly educators. We usually do this session physically at a venue but due to the current situation we are offering this at no cost. Please feel free to invite others who may find this useful. It is most likely to appeal to parents of children in years 4 and 5 at primary school.
Next Meeting: 25th March 2021
At Home 11+ Course with Live Tutors
Our six session course is a great cost effective way to prepare your child for the CEM 11+ Test.
We cover all the fundamental topics likely to be included in the 11+ Test and each session is run live by two experienced 11+ specialist tutors.
These course start at various times through the year and there are a maximum of 16 children per course to maximise the learning experience for your child.
We create a relaxed but professional environment where your child is encouraged to join in with the interactive activities while developing and perfecting their 11+ skills.
Next course: April/May2021
Our Calendar of Events
Take a look at all our events and meetings coming up. Click on the event to get more information and to book tickets at our external ticketing service.
Next Community Event
It's looking like we will soon be moving out of lockdown and can start holding on location events. Come and talk to us about how we can manage this in a positivie way.
Join our experienced educators to talk about your concerns, get some useful advice and ask any questions.
Please join this zoom room at 7 pm on Monday 29th March.