Choosing how to prepare for 11 Plus English Exams

If you have not already done so then you might want to read through our guides on what the different ways of preparing for an 11 Plus involve. Different options suit different family situations.

              Private Tuition

              Tuition Centres

              11 Plus Guided Courses at home

              Using books at home (11 Plus DIY)

If you’ve already decided to prepare your child at home using books, you’ll find some suggestions on what to do when and which books might be most suitable on our 11 Plus English Preparation page.

This section also includes lots of other useful information about preparing for an 11 Plus English exam.

Common preparation mistakes when working on 11 Plus English

Common exam mistakes made by children when sitting their 11 Plus English exams

Gauging your child’s current English performance level

What to work on in years 3 and 4

Year 5 preparation for English 11 Plus

The GL 11 Plus English exam

The CEM 11 Plus English Exam

School written 11 Plus English exams