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Month: September 2017

Why you should start 11+ work in Year 4

Why you should start 11+ work in Year 4

To many parents in Buckinghamshire, the grammar school system represents the best chance of a great education for their children. Indeed, some even move to the county to take advantage of the few remaining areas that continue with the grammar school system. Whilst there is much debate about whether the test should be tutored for (because it disadvantages lower income families), the fact is that the test is not tutor-proof. The other fact is that schools are not allowed to…

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Everything you need to know about the Bucks 11+

Everything you need to know about the Bucks 11+

  What is the 11+? The 11+ is a test to decide which secondary school your child will go to. If they take the 11+ and pass, they have the option of applying to the county’s grammar schools. What is the test like? Up until 2017, the test was formulated by Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring. Their test comprises two papers, both multiple choice. Each paper is about 45 minutes long and is split into a number of separately timed…

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