Our 11+ familiarisation courses are open to boys and girls in Year 5 as at 1 September of the current school year. The classes aim to strengthen pupils' study skills in Maths and English and also to give them the opportunity to gain some basic familiarity with the format of the respective 11+ questions.
Our January Course has been postponed until further notice. Parents of enrolled students have been contacted by email. We do not have any current plans to offer these courses online but will review this if we are unable to offer face-to-face classes.
Please note that attending these classes is not part of the School's admission process. Enrolling on one of our 11+ Familiarisation Courses does not constitute an application for your child to take the 11+ examination or an application for admission to the school. Please see 11+ Applications For Entry Into Year 7 (The 11+ Procedure)
Our 11+ familiarisation courses are open to boys and girls in Year 5 as at 1 September of the current school year whether they intend to take the 11+ or not. The classes aim to:
Our aim is to offer an alternative option to private tutoring, with the added bonus that children will work on generic study skills that should benefit their Key Stage 2 core subjects too.
Courses run for 6 weeks and are open to both boys and girls The course runs three times a year with the three courses being identical so your child only needs to attend one course. Children will be in small classes and they will be taught by subject specialists.
For further details please contact: Mrs C Saunders at email@example.com or Telephone: 01722 333851
Our courses for 2020-21 are fully booked. If you would like to be added to our waiting list please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on how to prepare you child for 11+, please see here: https://www.bishopwordsworths.org.uk/main-school/admissions/faqs/11+Practice
Our coronavirus risk assessment for school operation can be read on our Coronavirus Information page
Additional measures in place for the 11+ familiarisation classes are:
* subsidised or free places are available on our 11+ Familiariation Classes for children who are in receipt of free school meals or whose parents are in receipt of state benefits. Please contact Mrs C Saunders at email@example.com with evidence to support your application before booking a place.
In addition, the BWS Foundation provides grants to pupils not currently at the School but who need financial assistance to support their application, for example attending open days and the 11+ examination. For information on how to apply, please see our Financial Assistance page.