Common Entrance tutors in Alresford
Our Common Entrance tutors in Alresford are all fully-qualified teachers, who also offer their skills as high quality home tutors. All are subject-specialists, professional, reliable, up-to-date with the current demands of a competitive and changing examination. Lessons are taught at your home and are scheduled at your convenience; whether weekdays, evenings or weekends.
Find a Common Entrance Tutor in Alresford
"Teachers To Your Home" provides high quality Common Entrance Tuition in Alresford, at your home and convenience. We work with over 7000 qualified teachers across the UK, who also choose to offer their professional skills as high quality home tutors.
Our specialist School Entrance Examination Tutors have considerable experience in preparing children for entry into Senior Schools, including Year 7 and Year 9 Independent School Entrance Examinations, the 11+ and 13+ for Grammar School Entry, Common Entrance and Scholarship Preparation. A significant number of our tutors currently work as teachers within the Independent and Grammar School Sectors and
have thorough knowledge and experience of the process.
The majority of parents request tuition from Year 7 or Year 8 and the usual pattern is for weekly one-hour lessons. Initially, teachers will ensure a rich and rigorous foundation before preparing children towards the demands of the exam itself; and in building confidence and exam technique.
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What families are saying about our tutors this week
"BT is an excellent tutor and is so good with my 9yr old daughter. My daughter absolutely loves learning with him. BT is so patient with her, this is so important, given she is on the autistic spectrum."
20 April 2018; review received from Mrs JW, Primary Tuition in Didcot
"Impressed by the service and the quality of our two teachers, both with excellent background and experience and a good fit for our son who is enjoying his extra lessons. "
20 April 2018; review received from Mrs Melissa B, Year 7 son, School Entrance Examination tuition, Oxford
"I would like to thank you with your help finding Mrs GH to help tutor our daughter. We have been really pleased with her and feel that she is sorting out the issues that she has."
20 April 2018; review received from Mrs Parnell, Year 3 duaghter, Primary Tuition in Portsmouth
What is Common Entrance and the 13+ Examination?
The Common Entrance Examination (also known as CE or the 13+ Examination) is an examination still strongly supported by many of the top Prep and Independent Senior Schools in the UK. It is regarded as a rigorous and broad-based test; providing a strong academic focus for pupils in Years 7 and 8, an excellent preparation for GCSEs, and a good predictor for future academic potential.
Pupils sit for their Common Entrance Examination when they are in Year 8. Many of the best schools now offer pre-tests in Year 7, to identify suitable candidates. There are three examination sessions each year, generally in November, January and May/June.
There are a number of compulsory core subjects; which include English, Mathematics and Science. In addition, CE candidates can sit papers in a wide range of subjects chosen from: French, Geography, German, Classical Greek, History, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Religious Studies and Spanish. Tuition for Common Entrance generally begins a year or two in advance of the exam.
A selection of our teachers who provide 13-Plus tuition in and around Alresford