My daughter is in year 4 and due to sit the 11 plus test in 2 years' time. Can anyone whose dc has just completed the test give me advice about a good tutor particularly ones who have changed the way they teach in line with the changes in the test? I have just been on the site for the first time and after reading the threads about the test content and preparation advice, I am well and truly overwhelmed. Please help!!
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