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The 11 Plus Specialists

Looking for 11+ Tuition in Birmingham, Solihull or Sutton Coldfield?

If you need 11+ tuition you have come to the right place!

Our 11+ tutors will give your child outstanding support in their journey to grammar school.

We offer private group 11+ tuition to assist your child in their preparation.  Our unique 11+ courses are personalised to meet the needs of each individual child.

We will give your child the best chance of success in the 11+ examination.

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What we do

What we do

We are a tuition centre that specialises in the 11+ examination for grammar and private school entrance.  We tutor children from Year 3 to Year 6 at our local face-to-face centres.

Here are 4 great reasons to choose us:

Why Us
11 Plus Specialists
Subject Specialist Teachers
Smart 11+ Tuition Trends
Small Groups
Bespoke online home learning

Read Our Reviews

  • 5 star review  A big Thank-you for all the staff at the Smart 11+ Solihull ,for their compassionate approach which helped my son to attend the 11+ exams with confidence . It was really challenging time for both kids and adults due to the Covid situation . But all the tutors have taken huge efforts to support the kids with online teaching and face to face classes.My son enjoyed the sessions and the tutors were very inspiring and supportive . With all the final preparations from them, my son has got into one of the King Edwards school. I strongly recommend them . Emily I can’t forget to say that you were the one who guided me to achieve this . A huge Thankyou 🙏🏽😊

    thumb babitha baby
    17/05/2022

    5 star review  My son attended Smart 11+ Tuition in Solihull during the revision period in preparation for the grammar test. The 2 places where they held the sessions were conducive to students learning. The tutors (staff) were very patient and supportive, especially because my son has special needs and they have been brilliant with him ( and to the other students of course!) facilitating his learning. They taught him how to build his confidence with their way of teaching as well as motivated their students by keeping lessons fun, both ways on line and face to face teaching. I can say that they contributed much in building my son’s knowledge and his confidence through subjects that he’s struggling with and strengthened his potentials in areas that he’s good at. My son has been offered a place to one of the King Edwards grammar school in Birmingham. A huge thank you for the Smart 11+ Team. I highly recommend them.

    thumb Jennifer Legarta
    04/03/2022

    5 star review  Completely outstanding, they gave my so a full idea of the enviorment of a test.

    thumb vishal shivastava
    04/01/2022
  • 5 star review  Excellent team, my daughters both loved attending weekly, and over the summer for an intensive week to practice timings and practice tests before the 11+ exam, really built their confidence and helped with focused study time every week. Highly recommend, all tutors were amazing, everything was so well run. Also during lockdown the virtual sessions were great. Postcards sent during the year with words of encouragement, and such positive attitude before the test day, gave my daughters more confidence in themselves and their learning.

    thumb Emer McArthur
    17/10/2021

    5 star review  My daughter studied for more than a year in Smart 11+ and she really enjoyed. She improved a lot and the go to place for pupils preparing for grammar school exams.

    thumb madhu babu
    06/10/2021

    5 star review  Smart 11 plus tuition has not only been valuable for my son's preparation for the 11+ exam but also during lockdown. When classrooms were closed, the team got the online classes up and running within a timely manner, more so then most schools. My son has enjoyed his time and has learnt more here then in school. The tutors are extremely professional. They are very approachable should you need to see them after class and respond to emails promptly. We did have a little moment when my son had doubts about the 11+ exam. When I mentioned this to Emily, she kindly has a word with him along with one of the other tutors, and really gave him back his confidence in his abilities. I would definitely recommend Smart 11 plus tuition. My son enjoyed his time there, gained knowledge and confidence. The tutors are lovely and always happy to help. The children always look happy when they come out of class which is always a good sign. In a final note, I would just like to say a big Thank You to the tutor's for all their hard work in preparing the children for this year's exam.

    thumb Abida Parveen
    15/09/2021
  • 5 star review  I would recommend Sam and his team to all. They supported our daughter throughout the whole 11 plus process to success. Sam was available at all times for any questions and his tutors genuinely cared for our daughter and instilled confidence and exam technique.

    thumb shaun O'Malley
    11/07/2021

    5 star review  We were very happy with Smart 11+ tuitions for our son 2 years ago. He managed to pass his exam to the chosen school. The whole team of Smart 11+ does amazing job. In our case if would be special thank you to Jon and his work on english with our son. We are part of Smart 11+ time second time round with our daughter. This time round we have signed her up for 2 a week online, so a bit different. We are very impressed with the organisation and the teaching approach. The whole thing just works seamlessly. We have already recommended it to a couple of friends. Added bonus, the kids actually enjoy it.

    thumb Lubka Holme
    18/02/2021

    5 star review  Sam and the team have been working with our son for circa a year. Sam has a very consultative and friendly approach, and always provides a pragmatic view and solutions. Our son enjoys his time at the centre and online. Furthermore the resources offered are fantastic in terms of the on-line bofa system, the homework set, bedrock vocabulary, and also suggested reading lists. The tutors are very very supportive and helpful. We would encourage anyone considering 11+ tuition to take a tour of one of the centres with Emily. We would be happy to share our experience with anyone or provide feedback if anyone would like to have a chat. Furthermore please find below a view from our son Sufiyaan...... When I joined smart 11 plus, the staff were really helpful and kind. I enjoy the learning there because they help you when you don’t understand and they continue until you understand the work. I enjoy it there so much I asked my dad to sign me up for another 4 months.

    thumb Abdul Haque
    19/01/2021
  • 5 star review  A fantastic centre with superb tutors. Initially we went for confidence building with Math however this ended in my daughter wanting to take the 11+ exam...she passed but more importantly she is no longer anxious and will now face new challenges head on!!

    thumb The Fire Pride Rules
    28/10/2020

    5 star review  it was an amazing experience for my son saif and he would always love to go there.

    thumb Saif Bro
    18/05/2020

    5 star review  We sent our son to Sam and the team for 18 months, I can honestly say he never moaned once about going and positively thrived during his time there. He loved the small groups and the learning style, within a short time he was exceeding all the requirements at school and last year scored very highly on his 11 plus exam meaning he had his pick of schools. Our son chose to continue attending smart 11+ after the exam because he enjoyed the learning and relationships smart 11+ brought. As a family we are sad that our time with the team has come to an end. I recommend Smart 11+ to everyone I meet, it’s a fantastic service provided by an amazing team.

    thumb Colette McCall
    10/05/2020

What we do

What we will do

Our aim is for every child to achieve their potential, for this to happen we will help them to gain:

  • Excellent English and Maths skills
  • High quality understanding of exam techniques
  • Broad vocabulary for verbal reasoning
  • Solid understanding of non-verbal reasoning problems

Free Initial Assessment

We offer a totally free assessment with no obligation to buy to all children in Year 3 to Year 5 at our 11+ tuition centres. To find out more information then get in touch.

Meet the Team

Sam

Executive Principal

Emily

Centre Manager (Solihull)

Amy

Centre Manager (Sutton Coldfield and Harborne)

Katie

Centre Manager (Kings Norton and Smethwick)

Nicky

Curriculum Director

Our mission

We aim to enable your child to reach their full potential and gain a place in a school in which they will achieve and be happy. What your child learns with us will remain with them for life.

Our Mission