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Fantastic 11+ result!!!

Friday 15th November 2019

''Dennis tutored my son on a 1:1 basis, to help and prepare him for the 11+ exam. He was friendly, approachable and made my son feel confident in his abilities. All in the comfort of our own home! We have just had the 11+ results and my son met the qualifying criteria for 2 Grammar Schools; Crypt and Marling. Thank you Dennis and Achievers Tutoring!''- Cheryl, Gloucester. We are taking on new students so please get in touch should you require our services. We would be delighted to be able to serve you and help your child to get admission into one of the prestigious grammar schools in Gloucestershire County. Remember, the earlier you start, the better.

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11 plus (11+) success tips for parents

Tuesday 20th August 2019
Dennis

Getting your children through 11+ exam successfully can be priceless. However, many parents who happen to reside in local authorities who have grammar schools would like their children to give it a go but often are not sure where to begin. Demand for places in grammar school is very high and available places are limited. It is very competitive and hence important for parents to have a clear direction as to how best to proceed to ensure that their children secure a place for their 'golden ticket' when places are allocated. After many years' experience of preparing students for 11+ exams, I have decided to put together tips which I believe will maximise your child's success during the 11 plus…

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Fantastic Eleven Plus (11+) Results!!!!

Monday 15th October 2018

The 11+ results were released for students in Gloucestershire County over the weekend and at Achievers Tutoring, is all smiles. Our students have passed the 11+ exams enabling them to gain admission to the top Grammar School across Gloucestershire County. Notably among them was a boy who joined as in August, 3 weeks before the 11+ exams. The parents were not sure if he could make it so one of our experienced tutors accessed the student and promised the parents that we could work with him and get him to pass the exams. The tutor had ONLY 14 lessons with this boy and when the results were released over the weekend, this boy PASSED the 11+ exams. The parents…

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Amazing GCSE Results!!!

Thursday 23rd August 2018

What an amazing day!!! GCSE results are in today and at Achievers it's all smiles as our students have exceeded their predicted grades which is remarkable. One of our students was predicted grade 3 in Maths but she came out with grade 6!!!! Also, another student who before joining Achievers was really struggling with her Maths to the point that she feared she was going to fail but guess what she got grade 5.!!! I'm very proud of my students. At Achievers we believe that students can achieve their full potential with the right guidance and support irrespective of their starting point and these results are testament to our ethos. If your child is struggling in school in Maths, English…

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Abstract to Maths Mastery- Unlocking children full potential in Maths

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Maths is such an important subject as it is used every day life. We use money, tell the time, cover distance when walking, measure amount of ingredients needed to cook a meal. Yet Maths continues to be the problem most students face in their school life in UK. Why is UK with all the facilities and resources not doing so well in Maths? How can we as a nation improve our maths ability? The UK's lack of mathematics ability is exposed in the International Programme for Student Assessment (PISA) rankings in 2015. The UK not only lagging behind top performers such as Singapore and Finland, but also trails Vietnam, Poland and Estonia. In maths, the UK is ranked 27th, slipping…

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