News: 11 Plus Registration Open

11 plus registration to sit the Birmingham and Warwickshire Grammar School test for entry to Year 7 in September 2022 are now open. Applications must be submitted by 4pm on Wednesday 30th June 2021. The test will take place on Saturday 11 September 2021.

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News: Smart 11+ Tuition Harborne Reopening!

We are so happy to be able to confirm that we will be reopening a centre in Harborne on 23rd May 2021! Our partners at Harborne Academy are continuing to take precautions to safeguard their pupils so we will be opening in a different location. Our new centre will be based at 2 Davison Road, Birmingh


How To Help Your Year 5 Child Pass The 11 Plus Exam

With less than 5 months left until the exam, you might be wondering what steps you can take now to help your Year 5 child pass the 11 plus. You can take practical steps today and things you can be doing in the run-up t


What are Grammar Schools?

When you’re deciding where you want your child to spend some of the most important years of their education, you’re probably asking, what are grammar schools and why do I want my child to study at one? We hope the following helps answer some of the questions about grammar schools, how you can gain a


5 Steps to 11+ Success

There are less than six months until the 11+ exam. It’s time to start focusing on the ways that you can help your child become an 11+ success story! We’ve come up with five steps to 11+ success for any parent.


Smart 11+ Tuition Covid Update: March 2021

Dear Parents,

We are looking forward to seeing you all again this Saturday 20TH and Tuesday 23RD March! The address is Solihull Methodist Church Hall, Station Approach, B91 1LG.

We are aware that this has been a difficult time for our pupils, and our tutors will start the


Reopening Update - 3rd March 2021

Dear Parents,

We are delighted to confirm that our Solihull tuition centre will be reopening on Saturday 20th and Tuesday 23rd March!

Your sessions will resume at the same time and date, with the same tutors, as you have attended online. The Solihu


School Offer Day 2021: What To Expect and What Happens Next?

It’s a nervous but exciting time at the start of March as it is school offer day. Every parent of a child in yea


What makes the age of 8 so important to my child's academic development?

Is 8 the magic number?

Around the age of 8 children are experiencing one of the biggest changes in the


3 Reasons to Try Online Tuition

The last year has seen a forced shift of learning going online, due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has presented some unique challenges


Back to Basics: Synonyms and Antonyms

As part of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) 11+ exam, children are tested on their knowledge of synonyms and antonyms. That’s why it’s really important th


Online Learning Hints and Tips

Now our sessions have moved online until we’re able to re-open


Happy New Year!

What’s Happening in the New Year at Smart 11+ Tuition?


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Merry Christmas from Smart 11+ Tuition

Well… Where do we start this year? All I can say is that I’m glad I didn’t start writing this


Back to Basics: 11 Plus

The 11 plus (sometimes written as 11+) is an examination administered in many parts of England, including the West Midlan


Back to Basics: Non-Verbal Reasoning

Non-verbal reasoning, sometimes written as NVR, can be a difficult concept to explain, so we a


Back to Basics: Grammar School

A grammar school is one of several different types of Read Article

Back to Basics: Secondary School

A secondary school in the UK provides education to pupils between the ages of 11-18. It is the next step of compulsory education,


NEWS: Smart 11+ Tuition Sponsors Leafield Athletic FC Under 9s

We are delighted to announce that we have sponsored Leafield Athletic FC Under 9s, a local football club in Solihull. This is part of our commitment to the enrichment of children across the West Midlands, both educationally and athletically.


Covid Update - November 2020

Dear Parents,

Following the government’s announcement yesterday I wanted to write to you and explain our current position. Many people will understandably be feeling anxious about COVID-19 and what might happen both in the short and lo


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