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Category: 7+ & 8+

Featured Video Fun Times: why learning should be fun, with a little help from Sharky & George
Jun 25, 2020
Fun Times: why learning should be fun, with a little help from Sharky & George

This summer, Ivy Education will be co-hosting a summer camp with Sharky & George, specialists in finding the fun in ...

Featured Video 7+, 8+ & 11+ entrance exams and lockdown, by Charlotte Faber
Jun 04, 2020
7+, 8+ & 11+ entrance exams and lockdown, by Charlotte Faber

So your child was entering the important phase of gearing up to 11+, or perhaps 7/8+ and now you are concerned about ho...

Gear up for success with the end of year school exams
May 21, 2020
Gear up for success with the end of year school exams

Despite current disruptions to the academic term, end-of-year school exams are fast approaching. In this latest blog we...

The Waiting Game: how to navigate independent school waiting lists
Feb 03, 2020
The Waiting Game: how to navigate independent school waiting lists

Over the next few months, independent schools will make decisions on their applicants at 7+, 8+ and 11+. One possibility...

Balancing the joy of Nativity with school work over Christmas
Dec 16, 2019
Balancing the joy of Nativity with school work over Christmas

In this blog, we discuss how to plan a study schedule for your child over Christmas, a vital consideration for students ...

Understanding your child’s potential through assessments
Nov 27, 2019
Understanding your child’s potential through assessments

In this blog we discuss the different types of assessment tests - Maths, English and Reasoning - which are used by schoo...

How to choose a nursery for your child
Sep 09, 2019
How to choose a nursery for your child

With a new school year starting, many young children will also be ready to start nursery. To help parents navigate the d...

Mock exams
Jul 05, 2019
Mock exams

Nothing prepares your children better than a combination of tuition and mock exams. Whilst tuition equips your children ...

Tutor of the Term - Ivy Education awards
Dec 28, 2018
Tutor of the Term - Ivy Education awards

Introducing the Tutor of the Term award scheme Ivy Education is pleased to unveil its inaugural tutor recognition sc...

Ivy Education mentioned in Telegraph article on parents hiring tutors on holiday
Dec 14, 2018
Ivy Education mentioned in Telegraph article on parents hiring tutors on holiday

Ivy Education was included in this week's Telegraph on how parents needing academic support over the holidays may take a...

Training our tutors. Why would tutors want to do more training?
Oct 26, 2018
Training our tutors. Why would tutors want to do more training?

Ivy Education delivered their Autumn Term tuition training this week which focused on English, Maths and Reasoning and p...

A few places left on our 7+, 8+ and 11+ Workshops this month...
Dec 02, 2014
A few places left on our 7+, 8+ and 11+ Workshops this month...

There are only a few places left on our 7, 8 and 11+ courses this month. Please do get in contact if you would like to ...

7+ and 8+ Workshops
Sep 13, 2013
7+ and 8+ Workshops

Ivy Education launching 7+ and 8+ Workshops in Kensington. Last year, Ivy Education was approached by a handful of paren...