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11+ INTENSIVE MATHEMATICS

SUMMER COURSE

MONDAY 26TH JULY - FRIDAY 13TH AUGUST 2021

3 Hour Daily Sessions, Monday - Friday 

The 2021 summer coursewill be held online or offline subject to COVID-19

OUR STUDENTS HAVE RECEIVED OFFERS FROM LEADING INDEPENDENT AND GRAMMAR SCHOOLS INCLUDING:

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WHY CHOOSE OUR COURSE?

  • Year after year, our students have won both partial and full scholarships to prestigious British schools including Harrow School, Westminster, Eton College, City of London and Merchant Taylor's.

  • The course is managed by the founder who has a superb track record of helping students to pass the 11+ entrance examination and is supported by a team of handpicked tutors, all of whom who have experiences the  11+ journey themselves.

  • Obtaining results is the forefront of everything we do. Exam tips and techniques are instilled from day one of joining the course. Students are continuously given exam-style questions during the session as well as outside of session for homework. The tutors closely monitor student’s exam technique and help to convert excellent grasp of content to achieving high results.

  • Prior to beginning the course, the students are given a chance to gauge the quality of tutoring that we are offering through a 30 mins 1:1 introductory session as well as being asked to complete a consultation paper designed accurately assess the student’s strength and weaknesses. These activities help to form a good picture of the student’s current educational level.

TESTIMONIALS

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KEY BENEFITS

Interactive learning:

Learning from other students in a result driven environment

 

Exam coaching and technique: 

Confidence building, time management, interview preparation

 

Superb student – staff ratio:

Each child receives the support, attention and resources they need to flourish

 

Helps to identify and tackle students’ weaknesses Initially, student’s unidentified areas of weaknesses will be focused, and the best teaching method will be adopted to suit the student learning style.

The course is suitable for:

  • Students in Year 5 who are sitting the independent school entrance exams for schools including Harrow, Westminster, Eton College, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Eltham College, City of London School  and the North London Independent Schools' Consortium.

  • Students who are preparing for the grammar school entrance exams (including the Cambridge University CEM and GL Assessment, SET, ISBL, CSSE.

  • Students living abroad (USA, Dubai, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China, Japan) who require support with the British Curriculum and 11+/ ISEB examination content.

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"The course was super fun – We did a mix of questions – multiple choice and written questions. I’m more confident and my parents feel that I’m improving a lot. The course is very progressive and has been taught super-friendly."

Y6 Student admitted to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School 

"After the doing the mathematics course, I feel very confident about showing the full working out and passing my exams. The course is very challenging, and we learn at the same time"

Y6 Student admitted to St Oalve's Grammar School 

COURSE CURRICULUM

BREAK TIME: 30 MINS

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Exam

PART 1: 90 MINS

45 mins daily mock examination including worded problem practice along with review of the paper during the session.  Further word problems of areas found to be weak will be addressed during the review for the remainder of the session. The mock examination will be a combination of independent school entrance exams as well as grammar school entrance examination.

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REVIEWS OF THE COURSE

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"The course was super fun – We did a mix of questions – multiple choice and written questions. I’m more confident and my parents feel that I’m improving a lot. The course is very progressive and has been taught super-friendly."

Y6 Student admitted to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School 

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"After the doing the mathematics course, I feel very confident about showing the full working out and passing my exams. The course is very challenging, and we learn at the same time"

Y6 Student admitted to St Oalve's Grammar School 

"After the doing the mathematics course, I feel very confident about showing the full working out and passing my exams. The course is very challenging, and we learn at the same time"

Y6 Student admitted to

The Tiffin Girl's School

COURSE CURRICULUM

Exam

PART 1: 90 MINS

45 mins daily mock examination including worded problem practice along with review of the paper during the session.  Further word problems of areas found to be weak will be addressed during the review for the remainder of the session. The mock examination will be a combination of independent school entrance exams as well as grammar school entrance examination.

Taking an Exam

BREAK TIME: 30 MINS

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Assortment of Books

PART 2: 90 MINS

Content revision covering all of the 11+ Mathematics curriculum and homework is also set for extra practice after the session. ​

 

Week 1: Numbers including long division, arithmetic and place value. Ratios and Proportion including percentage increase/ decrease.

 

Week 2: Geometrical Measures including properties, position and directions of shapes

 

Week 3: Algebra and Statistics including sequences ​ The course includes all learning materials, tuition and resources.

The course includes all learning materials, tuition and resources.

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COURSE DATES (SUMMER 2021)

August Course:

 

Hours:

 

Location:

9th- 27th of August (20 days)

3 hours daily, Monday- Friday, excluding weekends. 

Due to COVID-19, our courses will be held online (using Zoom, Skype) until further notice. We are continually reviewing government guidelines and the latest scientific research in order to assess the risk to students, staff and parents. 

If you would like to provide the best educational opportunities for your child and see them achieve their highest potential, please do not hesitate to contact us and find out more about the course.

 

Frequently asked questions

Is online tutoring effective?


As the world becomes increasingly connected, online tuition is becoming increasingly popular. Online tutoring works on the same basis as face-to face, except the tutor is not present in the room. It is worth remembering that online is just another channel of getting tutoring help for your child. Expert teaching and guidance, personalised tutoring tailored to your child’s specific educational needs and goals produce results no matter the format used to deliver it. All good online tutors should come with the same guarantees and provide the same learning experience as face-to face tuition. Choosing the right online tuition delivering both engaging and effective tuition will make the difference to the child’s academic performance and confidence.




What are the benefits of online tutoring?


Online tutoring literally opens up the whole world and students have access to a wider network of the best tutors to choose from. This increases your ability to find exactly the right tutor for your child’s needs. With no travelling involved, there will be an added flexibility with lesson scheduling. The tuition can be scheduled at a time that is convenient for your child. Online tutoring also provides students with access to a wider range of resources during the session including notes created during the sessions, worksheets and homework. This allows student to be fully engaged during the session.




Is it possible to be fully engaged online for long durations?


Our tutors specialise in online teaching and use a combination of learning tools to create an interactive learning environment. The tutors provide equal attention to familiarising with the content as well as working through exam questions. Providing practical, lively examples as well as asking challenging questions instills curiosity in students to go beyond the required curriculum, thus keeping the child fully engaged in the sessions no matter how long the sessions are.




How is the day structured?


The course is held daily for a 3-hour period over 3 weeks. There is a 30-mins break in between two halves of 90 mins.

The session begins with a mock examination which is designed to ensure that students are alert and ready to start the day. In the second half of the day, students will work through topics that they’re struggling with in small groups and are also given personalized tuition to help fill in knowledge gaps and tackle areas that they’re struggling with.

The course structure enables students to learn through a combination of personalised tuition, independent learning, peer support and group study.

Where courses are held online, we still endeavour to ensure that the students gets the same experience as face to face.




What is your success rate?


We’ve maintained a 100% success rate since last year. Our students have received offers from Grammar, private schools including Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Latymer School, Dame Alice Owens School, Harrow, Haberdashers, Henrietta Barnett, Mill Hill County, North London Collegiate School, St Olave’s Grammar School, Highgate School.




How will the tutor know what my child needs help with?


We provide a free consultation session, where prospective student interested to be enrolled to summer intensive course will be entitled 1-hour exam per subject, an evaluation of your child's strengths and weaknesses and a free 30 mins trial lesson. You can book your free consolation by clicking here:

The follow-on free trial lesson will provide tutors an opportunity to observe student’s current situation. Students will also be handed a student review form where they can honestly review their strengths and weaknesses. These activities help to form a good picture of the student’s current educational level.




Do you suggest enrolling onto the 11+ Mock Examination?


We highly recommend that you sign-up to our in-person/online invigilated 11+ mock examination. The examination has been designed to provide experience of the actual 11+ examination covering Non-verbal reasoning, Verbal reasoning, Mathematics and English elements. You will receive feedback within 48 hours of sitting the examination. Student’s weaknesses seen in the examination will be addressed during the course.




How do you monitor my child’s progress?


At the beginning of every session, we set mock examination for our students which is a combination of CEM, GL, CSSE, ISBL, SET and Independent school style questions. This continuous assessment ensures your child continues making progress in preparation for the 11+ examinations




Does Driven Tutors work alongside 11+ Examination Baords?


Yes. Driven Tutors works alongside the 11+ Examination Boards. Our sessions use a unique combination of a range of lesrning methods to allow students to tailor their education according to the specific examination boards and seek support with struggling topics.




How do I secure my child’s place on the course?


Simply click on the enrolment button above and book a consultation




I am looking for a face-to-face course, what should I do?


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 course will be held online. We successfully held courses online throughout the past 12 months and are confident that we can deliver an oustanding experience. The results of last year's intake reflect the quality of our programme. If you are adamant on a face-to-face course, it's best to look for an alternative provider.




I know my child’s weaknesses, can I dictate the direction of the course?


During the initial consultation, students will be handed a student review form where they can honestly review their strengths and weaknesses. The responses will be taken into consideration while designing the course content. This is a group course which means that we have support all students equally. We endeavor to give personalized support where possible and support all students equally.




My child has additional needs, can they take part in the course?


Of course. We have always taught children with additional learning needs and are experienced with supporting them. If your child needs any additional tools to help them focus, we recommend that you inform us before the course begins whilst also making those tools accessible to them during the course.




Is it possible to signup for just one or two weeks?


We've designed the course so that each week develops on the previous week, we therefore recommend that students take part for three weeks so that they are able to experience the full benefits of the course. If your child cannot attend the full course due to personal circumstances, please contact us to discuss taking part in one or two weeks or alternatively 1:1 sessions.

Please not that we have a limited number of spaces available for students. We therefore recommend booking into a consultation and enrolling on the course early to avoid disappointment.




Are teachers vetted?


Absolutely. All incoming tutor must be DBS checked before they will be allowed to teach at our education centre. Furthermore, we specifically handpick tutors that are experienced, qualified, have stellar reputations and glowing references from previous employers.




Do you work with students who live abroad but want to apply or a place at a British School?


Certainly. Many of our students come from countries such as the USA, Dubai, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China and Japan. We have a vast level of experience in supporting these students and helping them to become more acquainted with the British curriculum and 11+/ ISEB exam content. We always strive to ensure that all of our students, regardless of their nationality, enjoy their experience of studying with us.




Do you offer discount on the course?


We recommend that you buy our early bird discount.




Do you accept childcare vouchers/ tax-free childcare payment?


Currently we do not accept vouchers/tax-free childcare payment. However, we are in the process of introducing this feature in the future and you will be notified either in person or via email when these changes take place.




I would like to talk to a member of your team. What is the best way to get in contact with you?


If you have any questions regarding the courses on offer, how we operate, our tutors or anything else; please do not hesitate to contact us either via email, phone or Whatsapp. Please see our contact pages for more information.