English is often criticised as a degree choice. Accused of failing to teach transferable skills that will benefit students when they are searching for a...

Most independent schools have now adopted a form of online pretest, with City of London School for Boys deciding to implement this test just last week (May...

One of the many joys of private tuition is coming across students who learn in different ways. In a classroom this must be a nightmare, but for a private tutor...

I wrote this sample story for a student who, when given the title ‘The Magic Box’, complained that he just wanted to write about his new bicycle. It’s...

 

 

 

 

 

  A common creative writing task on all entrance exams, is to write a short story or descriptive...

Most of our Winterwood students will have seen this sample story already, and discussed with their...

Entrance exam interviews can be a daunting part of the process, that represent a ‘make or...