Archive for December, 2011

Revision over Christmas

Monday, December 19th, 2011

The festive season is almost here and it’s a lovely long two-week break for students to relax and recover after a hard first term. But lots of students have exams as soon as they get back in January so although time off is important it’s also vital to set up some revision and study time […]

Does passing the 11 plus exam guarantee a place at grammar school?

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Last week several newspapers reported that almost half of the children who took and passed the 11 plus (grammar school selection exam) were rejected because there simply weren’t enough places for them. Just under 30,000 children took the 11 plus and about 14,000 passed but many did not receive a place because they maybe lived […]