Category Archives: Entrance Exams

2017 Grammar School Open Evenings in Trafford

If you are considering a grammar school education for your child, you will probably want to attend your chosen school’s open event.  Trafford’s grammar schools are running open events in June; please scroll down for dates and times. Our other … Continue reading

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Entrance Exam Dates 2017: Trafford Schools

Most of Trafford’s grammar schools have announced their entrance exam dates for prospective September 2018 entrants.  The exams will take place in September on the following dates:- 16th September 2017: Altrincham Grammar School for Boys. Apply online before July 20th. … Continue reading

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Practice Entrance Examinations 2017

?How do mock entran  Practice Entrance Exams at Better Tuition: 2017 The single most effective thing you can do to prepare your child for entrance exams is to give them a trial run. For this reason, our practice entrance exams … Continue reading

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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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Better Tuition Vocabulary and Proof Reading Workbooks Available Now

We have two workbooks available from our Urmston Tuition Centre. The workbooks are suitable for older Key Stage 2 children (Years 5/6) and cost just £5 each. The Better Tuition Word Power Vocabulary workbook aims to boost your child’s vocabulary … 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 Exam Results: Getting it in Perspective

Results for Trafford’s grammar school exams will be arriving through letter boxes from this weekend.  It’s a nerve-wracking, scary, exciting time and it’s only natural to feel that the results envelope opens the door to your child’s entire future: but … Continue reading

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Entrance Exam Preparation: What Should I Be Doing Now?

If your child is currently in Year 5 you will ideally have begun to help them prepare for Trafford’s grammar school entrance exams.  If you haven’t already begun then you really need to do so as soon as possible.  If … Continue reading

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Trafford Grammar School Entrance Examinations Calendar 2014

Entrance Exam Calendar 2014  Trafford’s grammar schools have scheduled their 2014 entrance examinations as follows:   School   Date of Entrance Examination   Altrincham Grammar School for Boys   Saturday 13th September     AltrinchamGrammar School for Girls   Saturday … Continue reading

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