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Paying for Practice Entrance Exams at Better Tuition Using Childcare Vouchers and/ or Tax Credits/ Universal Credit

Paying for Practice Exams with Childcare Vouchers (NOT current customers; current customers follow this link) Thank you very much for your interest in our service. Please note that examinations are booked on a first come, first served basis. Transfer £40 … Continue reading

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Free Maths Practice Paper for Grammar School Entrance Exams/ 11+ (GL Assessment-style)

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Free Non-Verbal Reasoning Paper for Grammar School Entrance Exams/ 11+ (GL Assessment Style/ CEM)

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Free Verbal Reasoning Paper for Grammar School Entrance Exams/ 11+ (GL Assessment-style)

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New Arrangements for Entrance Exams in September 2016 – CEM Format

There is a new consortium arrangement between four of Trafford’s grammar schools: Urmston Grammar, Sale Grammar, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and Stretford Grammar have joined together to provide one CEM format exam for students in Year 6 from September … Continue reading
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Practice entrance exams 2016

Each year, Better Tuition runs practice entrance examinations to help Year 5 children prepare for Trafford’s grammar school entrance exams.  Our papers are tailored to the requirements of the school of your choice, including: Urmston Grammar, Stretford Grammar, Altrincham Grammar … Continue reading
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Changes to Trafford Grammar School Entrance Exams

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has announced that its forthcoming entrance exam for 2016 admissions will follow the Durham CEM format. This is a major change in its format and indicates a possible trend. Sale Grammar School has already changed … Continue reading
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English for Entrance Exams/ 11 Plus for Trafford’s Grammar Schools

Which grammar school entrance exams assess English?   Urmston Grammar, Loreto and St Ambrose College all require students to sit an entrance examination in English (as well as two other papers).   Each grammar school also assesses creative writing.  There are … Continue reading
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Entrance Exams: What to Say if Your Child Fails

Did you know that entrance exams for Trafford’s grammar schools have a success rate of just 25% (approximately)?  This gloomy statistic means that disappointment looms for three quarters of all the hundreds of children awaiting their results.  Facing up to … Continue reading
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Entrance exams/ 11 Plus: two helpful quizzes

Better Tuition has prepared two reasoning quizzes to help prepare your child for Trafford’s entrance exams (formerly known as 11+).  These quizzes will also be useful for Year 6 children currently preparing for entrance exams/ 11+ for Manchester Grammar, Bolton … Continue reading
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