How to prepare for the 11 plus exam

Catherine Burrows

July 21, 2014

20 of London’s top tutors got together today to pool their knowledge of the 11 plus entrance exams.  Which are the top schools, how do they test maths and English, what are parents and students asking and how can tutors help students prepare? If you'd like help with 11 plus tuition or 7+ tuition, visit our website and search for experts near you.

Above shows Mark Maclaine doing a concise 20 minutes on the psychology of how students learn.  He explained presence, the zone of proximal development and other key concepts in ways everyone could go on to explain to their tutees.

"One of the great ways to unlock learning is to help someone understand how they learn." - Mark

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"Totally eye-opening experience, I’ve been tutoring for 10 years and I learnt more about the 11 plus exam today than I ever knew before." - Joe

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“Great day! Thanks a lot!!!” - Ria

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“Interesting and rewarding. More of these in the future please.” - Atul

Watch out for blogs to follow on the many 11 plus tips and hints that have come out of today!