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Two primary school aged pupils in the classroom preparing for the 11 Plus comprehension exam

11 Plus Comprehension Tips: Exam Guide

January 14, 2022

The 11 Plus can feel daunting, not only for our 10 year olds, but also for us parents too! Especially when faced with a raft of question types that...

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Students practicing their 11 Plus vocabulary with an Explore tutor

11 Plus vocabulary – How to build a rich vocabulary

November 15, 2021

We have supported over 50,000 children through their 11 Plus exams over the last 18 years. One of the elements that benefit children the most is...

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A parents guide to Key Stage 2 learning & tuition 

September 14, 2021

Is your child in Key Stage 2? Find out what to expect and how you can help on this part of their school journey. Key Stage 2 (KS2) is the National...

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Mother helping child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

Help your child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

August 10, 2021

It’s the time of year when many children will be in the final stages of preparation for their grammar school entrance exams (commonly known as the...

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11 Plus group of students at Explore Learning

How to Pass the 11 Plus: Mythbusting entrance exams

April 4, 2021

For those who are navigating the grammar school process for the first time, it can be a complicated and, at times, confusing process. From how to pass...

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Explore’s tutors share their top tips for transitioning back to school

August 27, 2020

Our Explore tutors are here to share their top tips for transitioning back to school. Things might look a little different this year but our tutors...

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Explore Learning tutor teaching child for 11 plus

Begin your 11+ journey with support from experts

August 7, 2020

Now is the time to get a head start and begin your 11+ journey. This can be quite a daunting prospect at first- where do you even start? Don’t...

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Discover More Festival

Discover More Festival with Explore Learning

July 31, 2020

Looking for something to ignite imagination and inspire curiosity in your child this summer? We’ve got you covered! Introducing the Discover More...

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11 Plus students raising their hands to answer a question in a classroom whilst preparing for the exam

When to start preparing for 11 Plus exams?

July 24, 2019

Not sure when to start 11 Plus preparation for your child? Grammar schools are looking for children with high levels of maths and English skills, as...

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Explore Learning member: Sheen

Preparing for tests: top 10 tips

January 24, 2019

These top ten tips for preparing for tests are shared by 10 (and a half) year old Sheen, one of our talented members from Maidenhead. What great...

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