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Summer 11+ Intensive Courses for Years 4 & 5

  • My son, Reuben, travelled over from Australia to sit the 11+ this September. He was enrolled on your summer course. Reuben said it was a fantastic course and that he found it very helpful. Reuben passed his 11+ and achieved a mark of 133. Just wanted to share this with you and thank your staff for a very helpful study course.

    Year 5 parent, Australia (2018)

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  • In the Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses for Year 5, we concentrate on exam techniques and skills gaps, to prepare pupils for the imminent test – and include a mock exam. Our Year 4 courses focus on core skills, with small quizzes to monitor progress. Educational games and activities are an integral part of our courses so that children enjoy their lessons and remain engaged throughout.
  • Each of our Year 5 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses are different, so Year 5 students can attend one, or any number of the courses.

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What you can expect for your child on our Summer 11+ Intensive Courses

We develop pupils’ knowledge so they’re equipped to answer a broad range of challenging verbal, mathematical and non-verbal reasoning questions.

Small classes

Our Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses are limited in size, which means that your child will have valuable one-to-one attention with their fully qualified teacher. Discover the proven benefits of small class sizes.

Marie Redmond Tuition® Summer Courses Resources

Resource Pack for Marie Redmond Tuition 11 Plus Courses in Buckinghamshire and SloughAt the start of the course, your child will receive their summer 11+ intensive course books. From summer 2021 this will include a Marie Redmond’s Superbrain® 11+ Verbal Reasoning Book, in addition to books that are carefully curated each year from a wide range of reputable publishers. If a student has not studied with us before, the books will be presented in a Marie Redmond Tuition® rucksack, featuring an electronic thesaurus, notebook and a pencil case containing pencils, an eraser and sharpener. The cost of resources are covered by our summer course book fees.

Marie Redmond’s Superbrain® 11+ Resources

Marie Redmond's Superbrain® 11+ Verbal Reasoning BookWe are excited to introduce our exclusive range of Superbrain® resources. Using the knowledge gained during her ten years of preparing students for the 11+ and independent school entrance exams, Marie Redmond MEd has written a range of instructional verbal reasoning books. The books will be provided exclusively to Year 5 students attending our intensive holiday courses from 2021, as well as those enrolled on our Year 5 term-time courses starting this September. Our range of books will be expanding over the academic year and Superbrain® vocabulary cards will be given to all our students from September. The entire range of Superbrain® books are exclusive to students of Marie Redmond Tuition.

Homework

11+ homework at Marie Redmond TuitionTo help reinforce skills taught during the summer 11 Plus intensive course, we’ll provide homework at the end of each lesson – with reviews of each topic in the following session. This gives pupils the opportunity to ask any questions on areas they may have struggled with. As reading comprehension and vocabulary are such important parts of the 11 Plus exams, we recommend that parents encourage their children to read as wide a range of fiction and non-fiction books as possible.

Mock exam

11 Plus mock exam question and answer papers from our summer coursesWe set a mock exam at the end of each of our Year 5 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses, written by Marie Redmond MEd, making sure your child is completely comfortable with exam conditions before it really counts. You will receive the results within 48 hours, along with access to Marie Redmond 11+ Intelligent Video Learning®, providing video feedback for every incorrectly answered question.

Breaks

To help your child consolidate their memories and continue to absorb new information, we include two 5 minute breaks during each of the summer virtual lessons.

The importance of sleep

As sleep plays an important role in consolidating new memories, we recommend that your child gets as much sleep as possible during the period of their Summer 11 Plus Intensive Course and any key periods of learning. School-age children need between 9 and 12 hours of sleep a night and there are a few simple things you can do to help them get to sleep, such as turning off the TV, tablet or computer at least two hours before bedtime – the light from these can interfere with the production of the hormone melatonin, which affects sleep-wake cycles.

What we cover in the Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses

Verbal skills

  • Comprehension
  • Verbal reasoning (the production of words, relationships between words, letters and numbers)
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation

Mathematical skills

  • Basic skills (addition, multiplication, division and subtraction)
  • Mental maths development
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Extracting information from graphs and tables
  • Averages
  • Foundation algebra concepts
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Area and volume
  • 2d and 3d shapes

Non-verbal skills

  • Spatial awareness
  • Logical deduction skills
  • Mathematical concepts such as symmetry, rotation and reflection
  • Identifying relationships, similarities and differences between figures
  • Identifying sequences between shapes

2021 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Course Dates

In summer 2021, there are two Year 4 and three Year 5 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses (including both classroom-based and virtual options). As the Year 5 course content changes every week, Year 5 pupils can attend one, or any number of their respective courses. Year 4 students can only attend one of the courses.
  • Year 4 - Course 1

    Stoke Poges:

    Monday 2nd – Thursday 5th August 2021

    10am-1pm – Book now

     

  • Year 4 - Course 2 (same content as 2nd-5th August)

    Stoke Poges:

    Monday 16th – Thursday 19th August 2021

    10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Virtual:

    Monday 16th – Thursday 19th August 2021

    10-11.30am and 12-1.30pm – Book now

  • Year 5 - Course 1

    Amersham, Beaconsfield or Stoke Poges:

    Dates: Monday 2nd – Thursday 5th August 2021

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL C) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 6th August 2021 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM A) in Stoke Poges: Friday 20th August 2021 from 1.30-4pm
    3. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM B) in Stoke Poges: Friday 27th August 2021 from 1.30-4pm
  • Year 5 - Course 2

    Amersham, Beaconsfield or Stoke Poges:

     

    Dates: Monday 16th – Thursday 19th August 2021

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL D) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 20th August 2021 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM A) in Stoke Poges: Friday 20th August 2021 from 1.30-4pm
  • Year 5 - Course 3

    Virtual (no mock test included in virtual course, but mock tests can be booked separately):

    Monday 23rd – Thursday 26th August 2021

    10-11.30am and 12-1.30pm – Book now

     

    Amersham, Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Slough or Stoke Poges:

     Stoke Poges is fully booked for course 3 

    Dates: Monday 23rd – Thursday 26th August 2021

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL E) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 27th August 2021 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM B) in Stoke Poges: Friday 27th August 2021 from 1.30-4pm
    3. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM B) in Slough: Friday 27th August 2021 from 10am-12.30pm

2022 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Course Dates

In summer 2022, there are two Year 4 and three Year 5 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses. As the Year 5 course content changes every week, Year 5 pupils can attend one, or any number of their respective courses. Year 4 students can only attend one of the courses.

You can secure a place now on our 2022 intensive summer course with a deposit. The fees will be confirmed by the end of the 2021 spring term.
  • Year 4 - Course 1

    Stoke Poges:

    Monday 1st – Thursday 4th August 2022

    10am-1pm – Book now

     

  • Year 4 - Course 2 (same content as 1st-4th August)

    Stoke Poges:

    Monday 15th – Thursday 18th August 2022

    10am-1pm – Book now

     

  • Year 5 - Course 1

    Amersham, Beaconsfield or Stoke Poges:

    Dates: Monday 1st – Thursday 4th August 2022

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL C) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 5th August 2022 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM A) in Stoke Poges: Friday 5th August 2022 from 1.30-4pm
  • Year 5 - Course 2

    Amersham, Beaconsfield or Stoke Poges:

    Dates: Monday 15th – Thursday 18th August 2022

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL D) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 19th August 2022 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM B) in Stoke Poges: Friday 19th August 2022 from 1.30-4pm
  • Year 5 - Course 3

    Amersham, Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Slough or Stoke Poges:

    Dates: Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th August 2022

    Times: 10am-1pm – Book now

     

    Mock exam included in the cost of the course – choose one option:

    1. Buckinghamshire mock exam (GL E) at the same location as your child’s course: Friday 26th August 2022 from 10am-12.30pm
    2. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM C) in Slough: Friday 26th August 2022 from 10am-12.30pm
    3. Slough/Reading mock exam (CEM C) in Stoke Poges: Friday 26th August 2022 from 1.30-4pm

Fees

Book fees
The summer course book fee is £25 for Year 4 pupils and ranges from £54.66 to £83.59 for Year 5 pupils depending on the number of courses attended and which exam board they are preparing for. There is also a supplementary one-off resource pack charge of £21.50 for pupils that have not previously attended a Marie Redmond Tuition term-time course.
Number of summer courses your child is attending Book fee for students preparing for GL or CEM Book fee for students preparing for GL or CEM
1 £54.66 £61.61
2 £65.65 £72.60
3 £76.65 £83.59
Classroom-based Summer Course Fees
Year 4 Classroom-based Summer Course Fees
(4 days)
Year 5 Classroom-based Summer Course Fees per Course
(5 days - includes mock test)
2021 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses £293.76 due by 30th June 2021 £354.96 due by 30th June 2021
2022 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses Secure a space now with a deposit. Our 2022 fees will be confirmed in the spring of 2021 Secure a space now with a deposit. Our 2022 fees will be confirmed in the spring of 2021
Virtual Summer Course Fees
Year 4 Virtual Summer Course Fees
(4 days)
Year 5 Virtual Summer Course Fees
(4 days - excludes mock test)
2021 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses £256.80 due by 30th June 2021 £256.80 due by 30th June 2021
2022 Summer 11 Plus Intensive Courses Our 2022 fees will be confirmed in the spring of 2021 Our 2022 fees will be confirmed in the spring of 2021

Discounts
If your child already studies with us, they’ll be eligible for a 10% discount on our fees above (excludes book fees).

Payment methods
We accept payment by Direct Debit, Childcare Vouchers or Tax-Free Childcare.

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