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We specialise in preparation for the Wiltshire 11+

Would your son or daughter like to:

  • Sit the 11+ entrance exam for Bishops Wordsworth or South Wilts?
  • Develop their reading, comprehension, spelling, grammar and punctuation skills?
  • Master the high level of maths skills required for the test?
  • Understand and practise all the techniques to answer Verbal Reasoning questions?
  • Work in small, motivated groups with 1 to 1 help from a qualified teacher as and when they need it?
  • Reinforce their skills with 11+ homework designed specifically for them?
  • Sit practise 11+ tests to take away the stress of the final exams?

If you feel your child would benefit from specific help to prepare for the 11+ entrance examinations at Bishops Wordsworth or South Wilts Grammar schools, the Kip McGrath Education Centre in Salisbury can help.

We have over 10 years experience in the specific requirements for these exams and an excellent track record in passes achieved.

After an initial assessment we can establish any areas of concern within the English and Maths topics and create an individual tuition programme designed to address any areas of weakness and enable them to achieve their academic goals.

We spend considerable time teaching the techniques required to tackle the Verbal Reasoning test in particular as the students have to answer 80 quesions in just 45 minutes!

As exam time approaches, we give each student practice tests in all three areas of Maths, English and Verbal Reasoning and run preparation sessions in the summer holidays preceding the September exams.

Click here for specific admission details for the two Salisbury Grammar Schools.

We recently received this feedback from one of our parents:

What was the big reason you looked for an 11+ tutor?
Because I thought and I still believe that the education at Bishop Wordsworth's School is the best in Salisbury and I wanted to give the chance to my son for a better education and I knew that he won't be able to make the test without tutoring. We are Hungarians and he's been in the UK for only 3 years and I have no skills to tutor him at home.

Why did you choose Kip McGrath?
During the first interview I felt that I was treated with respect and honesty and not like a stupid foreigner as I have experienced this kind of treatment many times in the past. I thought that the centre is well equipped and felt that my son will be well looked after in a safe environment. I also heard positive feedback from other parents.

What's the biggest difference using Kip has made in your life?
Now I feel that my son made the first step on the long journey which called "LIFE". He can now see the benefit of proper education and can feel the advantage of being smart. Kip has made my "job" easier at home and helped my son to understand that knowledge and skills are important in life and it's not a shame to have.

Is there anything else you'd like to tell us?
All I can say with utmost honesty is that I am so glad that Kornel was tutored by Dave and no matter what the outcome is going to be at BWS we are so proud of him and I am sure that he will be back to Kip sooner or later and I am sure that my Daughter will be attending too nearer the GCSE time.


Kind regards,
Attila and Ildiko Vakulya

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