11+ – The BYT Approach

Since our beginnings in 2006 we have designed resources and teaching to offer the very best Eleven Plus tuition.

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Since our beginnings in 2006 we have designed resources and teaching to offer the very best Eleven Plus tuition. Our approach is entirely honed to meet the individual needs of your child. We work closely with individual students to help them become more confident and help them achieve the best results.

Given the challenging climate of COVID19, we have transitioned all of our 11+ programmes online. We are offering exclusive access to our unique 11+ resources, virtual lessons by specialist 11+ tutors and virtual drop in sessions for any problems areas! We offer continual feedback and support. 

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11+ Entrance Exams

  • 94% of BYT students pass the 11 plus into their top choice school.
  • 97% of BYT students reported an increase in confidence and happiness following regular tuition sessions and support.

At Bright Young Things our expert team of tutors are passionate about helping every child fulfil their potential. Our 11+ entrance exam support is shaped by our decade long experience in getting children through examinations. With competition growing yearly for secondary school places, starting your child’s preparation as early as possible will give them the best chance of passing.

Whether CEM, ISEB, GL, Bond, North London Consortium or Grammar school specific entrance papers, our unique materials are designed to offer full preparation for the exam.

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  • We’ll work with your child to build full competency, fluency and initiative in core Maths and English skills.

  • We’ll ensure all bases are covered with exam technique and working under timed conditions.

  • We’ll build key Non-Verbal and Verbal Reasoning skills.

  • We’ll help your child grow in confidence help them calm their pre-exam nerves. 

11+ Courses in our Tuition Centres:

We run 11+ courses in all our centres across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. We recommend booking a place for your child around 12 months before the exam. Working with paper based materials and experienced tutors leading the way, we’ll ensure that your child goes into their exam feeling confident, energised and able to reach their full potential.

Our courses cover:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Written Composition
  • Vocabulary
  • Punctuation, Grammar & Spelling
  • Mathematics – all topics on the National Curriculum
  • Non Verbal Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning

We understand that the 11+ exam can be the first major hurdle in the U.K. education system, so we’re keen to minimise the stress your child may feel. Exams can be very scary for 10 or 11 year olds and we are here to help them through the process and provide them with the extra support they need.

11+ at home

For families in and around London, our agency offers bespoke private tuition in your home, and a tailor-made learning programme for the 11+. We match families with a private tutor who has been hand-picked to suit your child’s academic strengths and weaknesses. The tutor will work closely with your child to oversee their progress and report back to you.

Admission Support

Our team of admissions specialists will work with your child to prepare them for their assessment, covering Maths, English, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. In addition, BYT tutors will be able to prepare students for interviews and equip them with the confidence to succeed.

We have over a decade of experience securing places for our students at the UK’s leading independent schools.

Each year, our students gain places and scholarships at St Paul’s, Westminster, City of London Boys, Godolphin and Latymer, Dulwich College, Alleyn’s, Harrodian and many others.