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What are the Common Entrance exams? We explain all you need to know about preparing for and taking the 11+ / 13+ CET exams.

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Marie S

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I've taught and tutored mathematics for 23 years now. In my career I have been mathematics teacher, subject leader and consultant so I have an in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum, the requirements of each of the exam boards and have a range of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all learners. I tutor students from all school year groups as well as adults. In particular I support students with 11 plus, end of Key Stage 2, entrance exams, GCSE, Functional Skills and A Level. I am familiar with the content of all exam boards. I am also happy to teach work related exam content as long as I am given the relevant information beforehand. Before working with a student I like to know about their aims, relevant learning needs and prior learning information. How I teach is decided by how my student learns. The topic to be taught is chosen by the student beforehand or by my assessing them. Typically I ask the student to explain what they know in the topic so far and help them to learn any gaps or misconceptions in learning. I then model the next step before giving them questions on the topic which become progressively harder bringing in reasoning and problem solving to ensure mastery. I like then to quiz at them end or the beginning of the next session to check understanding. I welcome questions at all times and will adapt what I am doing at any time to ensure learning is taking place. When preparing students for exams I use exam papers from the relevant exam board.

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I have been tutoring Maths for GCSE and A/L students for the last 20 years. I am familiar with Examination boards such as Edexcel, OCR, AQA . I have successfully produced the best results for my students

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I have been tutoring Maths for GCSE and A/L students for the last 20 years. I am familiar with Examination boards such as Edexcel, OCR, AQA . I have successfully produced the best results for my students

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I studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge, and am now looking to impart my knowledge and experience with the next generation. I excelled at school academically, receiving maximum grades at AS and A level, and missing the maximum grades on only three subjects out of 11 GCSEs. Maths, physics and chemistry are my particularly strong subjects. At school, I helped others to understand my strongest subjects, chiefly Maths, by working through problems with them and guiding them using targeted questions to help them think more flexibly. If a student cannot learn a subject, I've learned that it's best to attack the problem from different directions until I've found the method best suited to the particular student.

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I studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge, and am now looking to impart my knowledge and experience with the next generation. I excelled at school academically, receiving maximum grades at AS and A level, and missing the maximum grades on only three subjects out of 11 GCSEs. Maths, physics and chemistry are my particularly strong subjects. At school, I helped others to understand my strongest subjects, chiefly Maths, by working through problems with them and guiding them using targeted questions to help them think more flexibly. If a student cannot learn a subject, I've learned that it's best to attack the problem from different directions until I've found the method best suited to the particular student.

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What are the Common Entrance exams?

The Common Entrance exams (11+ and 13+) are a set of rigorous exams. These exams are usually sat in January or May each year. They are either part of the standard ISEB assessment or individual schools devise their own internal exams.The Common Entrance exams are notoriously competitive, they require the development of exam technique, critical thinking and children are assessed in English, Maths, Verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

Common Entrance encourages students to consolidate their knowledge gained from their understanding of the subjects taught under the National Curriculum, whilst also enhancing their critical and analytical skills.The examinations are challenging in a new way, children will not cover many of the topics that come up in the Common Entrance Exams at school. So a lot of parents seek outside help.

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Common Entrance Exam 2

At the 11 plus stage, children sit the core subjects of English, Maths, and also Verbal and Non-Verbal communications.

English Common Entrance Exams:

For 11 and 13 plus, the English exam is composed of a reading and writing section, in which the child’s understanding of poetry and prose will be examined.

Maths Common Entrance Exams:

For Mathematics, children sitting the 11 plus exam will complete a one-hour paper following the guidelines of the National Curriculum, with no calculator.For the 13 plus, a calculator and non-calculator exam are taken, following a 30-minute mental math test.

13+ Science Common Entrance Exams:

The science exams test not only the students knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics but the cultural context of such disciplines. The exams follow the outline of the National Curriculum. For the 11 plus, students will complete a one-hour paper worth 80 marks.For the 13 plus, the paper is also split into two levels. Students achieving higher marks in lessons will sit the one-hour paper, and students in Level 2 will sit a 40-minute paper.For the 13 plus exam, children could also sit a variety of humanities and any languages they are studying.

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Facts about Common Entrance and the British Education system

The British Education system favours depth over breadth. Especially at primary level, therefore there is a focus on numeracy and literacy.The British Primary system is unique in that a student is able to develop a relationship with a single teacher. This helps the child’s development and social skills, that they proceed to nurture when they enter secondary school and can encounter a range of teaching personalities and inquisitive minds.

Independent Schools that offer the Common Entrance exam provide children with an education which is outlined in the National Curriculum but offers a range of extracurricular activities, and access to a pedagogical spectrum that exceeds that recommended by the government.

How can you best prepare for studying in the UK

By using practice papers, you can consolidate your knowledge and refine exam technique. Divide your topics into sizeable chunks, for example by using revision cards, and recite those cards to anyone who will listen!It’s important to dedicate time to the subjects you are weaker in, and not just those you enjoy the most. Tutor House can always help you with additional Common Entrance support.

The UK is an epicentre for intellectual and educational growth. Boasting four of the world’s top ten universities (Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial and UCL), studying at a top school in the country puts children in good stead for their future development. Not only that, but the U.K has some of the best Independent Schools in the world.

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What are the Common Entrance exams? We explain all you need to know about preparing for and taking the 11+ / 13+ CET exams.

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Marie S

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I've taught and tutored mathematics for 23 years now. In my career I have been mathematics teacher, subject leader and consultant so I have an in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum, the requirements of each of the exam boards and have a range of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all learners. I tutor students from all school year groups as well as adults. In particular I support students with 11 plus, end of Key Stage 2, entrance exams, GCSE, Functional Skills and A Level. I am familiar with the content of all exam boards. I am also happy to teach work related exam content as long as I am given the relevant information beforehand. Before working with a student I like to know about their aims, relevant learning needs and prior learning information. How I teach is decided by how my student learns. The topic to be taught is chosen by the student beforehand or by my assessing them. Typically I ask the student to explain what they know in the topic so far and help them to learn any gaps or misconceptions in learning. I then model the next step before giving them questions on the topic which become progressively harder bringing in reasoning and problem solving to ensure mastery. I like then to quiz at them end or the beginning of the next session to check understanding. I welcome questions at all times and will adapt what I am doing at any time to ensure learning is taking place. When preparing students for exams I use exam papers from the relevant exam board.

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Marie S

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I've taught and tutored mathematics for 23 years now. In my career I have been mathematics teacher, subject leader and consultant so I have an in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum, the requirements of each of the exam boards and have a range of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all learners. I tutor students from all school year groups as well as adults. In particular I support students with 11 plus, end of Key Stage 2, entrance exams, GCSE, Functional Skills and A Level. I am familiar with the content of all exam boards. I am also happy to teach work related exam content as long as I am given the relevant information beforehand. Before working with a student I like to know about their aims, relevant learning needs and prior learning information. How I teach is decided by how my student learns. The topic to be taught is chosen by the student beforehand or by my assessing them. Typically I ask the student to explain what they know in the topic so far and help them to learn any gaps or misconceptions in learning. I then model the next step before giving them questions on the topic which become progressively harder bringing in reasoning and problem solving to ensure mastery. I like then to quiz at them end or the beginning of the next session to check understanding. I welcome questions at all times and will adapt what I am doing at any time to ensure learning is taking place. When preparing students for exams I use exam papers from the relevant exam board.

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I have been tutoring Maths for GCSE and A/L students for the last 20 years. I am familiar with Examination boards such as Edexcel, OCR, AQA . I have successfully produced the best results for my students

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I studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge, and am now looking to impart my knowledge and experience with the next generation. I excelled at school academically, receiving maximum grades at AS and A level, and missing the maximum grades on only three subjects out of 11 GCSEs. Maths, physics and chemistry are my particularly strong subjects. At school, I helped others to understand my strongest subjects, chiefly Maths, by working through problems with them and guiding them using targeted questions to help them think more flexibly. If a student cannot learn a subject, I've learned that it's best to attack the problem from different directions until I've found the method best suited to the particular student.

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I studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge, and am now looking to impart my knowledge and experience with the next generation. I excelled at school academically, receiving maximum grades at AS and A level, and missing the maximum grades on only three subjects out of 11 GCSEs. Maths, physics and chemistry are my particularly strong subjects. At school, I helped others to understand my strongest subjects, chiefly Maths, by working through problems with them and guiding them using targeted questions to help them think more flexibly. If a student cannot learn a subject, I've learned that it's best to attack the problem from different directions until I've found the method best suited to the particular student.

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What are the Common Entrance exams?

The Common Entrance exams (11+ and 13+) are a set of rigorous exams. These exams are usually sat in January or May each year. They are either part of the standard ISEB assessment or individual schools devise their own internal exams.The Common Entrance exams are notoriously competitive, they require the development of exam technique, critical thinking and children are assessed in English, Maths, Verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

Common Entrance encourages students to consolidate their knowledge gained from their understanding of the subjects taught under the National Curriculum, whilst also enhancing their critical and analytical skills.The examinations are challenging in a new way, children will not cover many of the topics that come up in the Common Entrance Exams at school. So a lot of parents seek outside help.

Common Entrance Exams 1 Find Your Tutor

Tutor House: tutoring with a difference

We interview and screen all of our tutors.

All of our tutors are educated to degree level.

Every one of our tutors has an up-to-date DBS check.

A breakdown of the subjects that are assessed and how the exams are structured

Common Entrance Exam 2

At the 11 plus stage, children sit the core subjects of English, Maths, and also Verbal and Non-Verbal communications.

English Common Entrance Exams:

For 11 and 13 plus, the English exam is composed of a reading and writing section, in which the child’s understanding of poetry and prose will be examined.

Maths Common Entrance Exams:

For Mathematics, children sitting the 11 plus exam will complete a one-hour paper following the guidelines of the National Curriculum, with no calculator.For the 13 plus, a calculator and non-calculator exam are taken, following a 30-minute mental math test.

13+ Science Common Entrance Exams:

The science exams test not only the students knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics but the cultural context of such disciplines. The exams follow the outline of the National Curriculum. For the 11 plus, students will complete a one-hour paper worth 80 marks.For the 13 plus, the paper is also split into two levels. Students achieving higher marks in lessons will sit the one-hour paper, and students in Level 2 will sit a 40-minute paper.For the 13 plus exam, children could also sit a variety of humanities and any languages they are studying.

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Facts about Common Entrance and the British Education system

The British Education system favours depth over breadth. Especially at primary level, therefore there is a focus on numeracy and literacy.The British Primary system is unique in that a student is able to develop a relationship with a single teacher. This helps the child’s development and social skills, that they proceed to nurture when they enter secondary school and can encounter a range of teaching personalities and inquisitive minds.

Independent Schools that offer the Common Entrance exam provide children with an education which is outlined in the National Curriculum but offers a range of extracurricular activities, and access to a pedagogical spectrum that exceeds that recommended by the government.

How can you best prepare for studying in the UK

By using practice papers, you can consolidate your knowledge and refine exam technique. Divide your topics into sizeable chunks, for example by using revision cards, and recite those cards to anyone who will listen!It’s important to dedicate time to the subjects you are weaker in, and not just those you enjoy the most. Tutor House can always help you with additional Common Entrance support.

The UK is an epicentre for intellectual and educational growth. Boasting four of the world’s top ten universities (Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial and UCL), studying at a top school in the country puts children in good stead for their future development. Not only that, but the U.K has some of the best Independent Schools in the world.

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Art and Design

Biology

Business Studies

Chemistry

Classics

Computing

English Language

English Literature

Film Studies

French

Geography

German

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History

History of Art

ICT

Latin

Law

Media Studies

Music

Philosophy

Physical Education

Physics

Psychology

Religious Studies

Sociology

Spanish

Textiles

Theatre Studies

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Yes, we operate a 48 hour cancellation policy. Our policy protects both tutor and customer. You can cancel your booking without incurring any charges as long as it’s cancelled at least 48 hours before the lesson is due to take place. However, if you cancel your lesson within 48 hours you will be charged the full amount. If there is an unforeseen circumstance, then both the tutor and Tutor House will discuss this with you. In some situations lessons can be rescheduled (free of charge), but this is at the tutor’s discretion.

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By default, when searching for a tutor you will be shown the nearest tutors to your location. Travelling longer distances may incur additional travel costs; however the tutor will inform you if this is the case, and any travel costs can be mutually agreed before the lesson is booked. Most tutors would expect to travel up to 45 minutes to get you, at no extra cost. If there are additional charges the tutor will make you aware of that. You can always ask the tutor for online lessons if there is the possibility of travel costs being added to the costs of your lessons. Most of our Tutors infact use Skype and can carry out lessons online with no additional cost. Sometimes online courses is the perfect answer.

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After selecting your tutor for your desired material, you can book a lesson right away! Send an inquiry to your selected Tutor and once a tutor accepts your inquiry, it will be registered as an ‘open enquiry’ within your messages tab. This is where you will be able to communicate with our tutors, discuss your requirements, arrange lesson times, and book and pay for lessons. When you submit your booking request, the credit card details provided will be subject to an authorisation hold (to the total amount agreed with the tutor for the cost of the initial session and for any other lessons which will take place thereafter). Not only that, but you can also rate and review your tutor once you’ve had your lesson! Tutor House values your feedback.

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Once you have found tutors which fit your criteria you can send an enquiry to them straight away. You’ll need to register with Tutor House before you can contact tutors (this is to order to ensure that you are protected by our Cancellation Policy and Refund Policy). To send an enquiry to your selected tutor(s) add them to your enquiry list and confirm by pressing the button at the bottom of the page. If you are a new user you will then be asked to register. If you are a returning user you will be prompted to sign into your account. Once signed in you will need to fill out your enquiry details and teaching requirements before sending your message to your selected tutors. After the enquiry has been sent we will contact you within 48 hours. If your tutor of choice has not replied within this time we will either contact them on your behalf or put you in touch with another of our highly experienced tutors.

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Finding a tutor with Tutor House is fast, simple, and secure. Our online tutoring platform helps you find, message and book tutors within a few clicks. Simply enter your required subject with the level and your location, and our website will return a list of recommended tutors. You can then filter these tutors according to experience, price, and recommendation. Each tutor has a detailed profile with a personal statement and details about their qualifications and teaching experience.

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While you think it is faster it elevates your risk and you use lose all the benefits of Tutor House policies. Paying the tutor directly is NOT secure nor protected. If you do pay a tutor outside of the Tutor House website you will not be protected by our 48 Hour Cancelation Policy, our Disputes Policy or our Refund Policy. We also can not protect you from fraud or spam accounts. Before messaging a tutor you are required to sign our Terms and Conditions. Any loss of earning would be considered a legal matter. Tutor House is designed to introduce excellent tutors to customers putting tutors in touch with students and learners. We help and support students to get the best out of their learning experience. If you use the Tutor House website you must complete all bookings within the online platform, including the arrangement of any other services provided by tutors for clients. If you make any arrangement with a tutor that you were introduced to through Tutor House, outside the online platform, either for tuition or payment, you will have broken our terms and conditions. In this case, neither the tutor or customer (parent or student) will be protected or covered, as mentioned above. For more information about payment please refer to our terms and conditions.

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Booking and paying for private tuition has never been easier! As a customer, you’ll need to add your credit or debt card details to your profile after you sign in. You can pay the tutor directly and securely through the Tutor House website. However, if you do pay outside of the Tutor House site, you will not be protected by our 48 hour Cancelation Policy, nor our Disputes or Refunds Policy, we also do not guarantee that you’ll be protected from fraud. You will then receive a confirmation email notifying you of the hours completed with the tutor. The email will also confirm the date and time that the lesson(s) took place. Payment will be automatically processed by Tutor House’s Payment Service Provider (PSP). We do not charge you a joining fee or an administration fee, instead we allow you to interact with your chosen tutor directly. You pay the tutor online using a debit or credit card, with your booking being secure and private. Our tutors get paid on the same day of the lesson, so please make sure that you’ve confirmed the lesson before your tutor arrives. Of course! We use Stripe as our third party payment platform. Stripe are PCI compliant, so you’re protected from fraud, and can we issued refunds without any cost to you. (But only if you pay through the website, please see our terms).

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If a tutor is late for a lesson then it is the duty of the tutor to arrange to make up the lost time by finding a time that suits you both, either on the same day or another mutually convenient time. Usually the tutor will make up the time during the lesson. For example if the tutor was 30 minutes late they would stay an extra 30 minutes at the end of the lesson. If this is not possible you can then either ask the tutor to make up the time at the next lesson, or contact us and we will arrange a partial refund for you. If the tutor fails to do this then please contact us via disputes@tutorhouse.co.uk and we will respond to your dispute within 48 hours, if not sooner.

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Tutor House endeavours to ensure that both tutors and clients have the best possible experience with our service. We’re always here to help, so do reach out and contact us. If you ever have unresolved disputes with your tutor we will assist you in reaching a mutual agreement. We will do our utmost to try and resolve all disputes; however we may not be in a position to resolve every dispute. Please contact us via disputes@tutorhouse.co.uk and we will respond to your dispute within 48 hours, if not sooner.

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Yes. All tutors must have a valid DBS certificate before their profile goes live on the Tutor House site. We do in-house DBS checks, which means we get DBS done very quickly. If a tutor’s DBS certificate is not validated or has expired then their profile will taken down until a new DBS certificate is issued. Although this is completely over to the tutor to notify us when it has expired. Once we’ve checked the tutors DBS, we are not responsible for keeping it up to date. A DBS (Disclosed Baring Service) is a way of checking tutors. Tutor House performs a background check, and a police checks. We make sure that all tutors are suitable to work with children and adults, before their profiles go live. The DBS replaced the CRB.