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Category: Entrance tests

Entrance Exam Specialist Teachers
Aug 24, 2020
Entrance Exam Specialist Teachers

How can parents and students keep up with the changing world of school entrance exams, especially at a time like this? H...

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...

The 11+, 13+, and your child’s happiness
May 06, 2020
The 11+, 13+, and your child’s happiness

With school entrance exams still reported to be going ahead in the autumn, now is a good moment to reflect on the 11+ a...

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...

They grow up so fast: school entrance at 3+ & 4+ and how to reduce your anxiety as a parent
Nov 13, 2019
They grow up so fast: school entrance at 3+ & 4+ and how to reduce your anxiety as a parent

This week our blog considers the decisions of parents with children who are approaching starting school for the first ti...

Exam Revision Guide with former Head, Charlotte Faber
Apr 03, 2019
Exam Revision Guide with former Head, Charlotte Faber

Charlotte Faber is one of Ivy Education's top consultants. A former Head of Garden House school, Charlotte is currentl...