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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:52 pm 
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Hi

My first post as we have just started our 11 plus journey and trying to get an idea of what might be better for our daughter.

We are looking at possible tuition for our daughter for the 11 plus. Just wondering if anyone has an experience of Bright Young Things in Tunbridge Wells?

Secondly what have people found more useful, private tutors or tuition centres? Apologies if this has been covered already in the past.


I look forward to hearing your thoughts!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:27 pm 
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I have no personal knowledge of Bright Young Things, sorry - have seen them advertised locally a few times, but no-one I know has used them for their child.

Most people seem to use tutors on a one-to-one basis and that certainly worked well for my DS.

Not only was his tutor invaluable in helping with speed, accuracy and exam techniques, but she was able to spend time with him where he needed it most, focusing on areas of potential weakness.

The Kent Test covers the curriculum up to the end of YR6 as far as I know, but yet they take it right at the beginning, meaning large chunks won't have been covered in much detail - or at all.

My son's tutor quickly identified gaps and spent time thoroughly going over them, often several times, until he felt 100% confident. I imagine this is less easy in a group environment at a study centre?

The other benefit of course of a private tutor is that usually they will come to your home which is fantastic, particularly if you have other children.


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