At Ark, 11 Plus In-Centre or Online Tuition for Year 4 is in line with the Maths and English National Curriculum requirements and lays a solid foundation for 11 Plus exam further improving child's general Maths and English. In addition to Maths and English, children learn and improve their Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning. The programme is for the Year 4 children aged 8 to 9 years. Starting from September Year 4 tuition will run for elevan months. Children will prepare themselves for year 5 11 Plus during the following August and in September will move to the Year 5 11 Plus tuition which is much more vigorous and intense in preparation for the exams in following September.
Year 4 Maths Tuition includes, but not limited to number and place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions (including decimals), Measurement, Geometry – properties of shapes, Geometry – position and direction and statistics. Ark Year 4 programme follows the guidance and indicators provided by the National Curriculum in delivering the programme. In addition to Maths children will also be learning and improving non verbal reasoning skills at year 4.
Year 4 English Tuition covers, word reading, comprehension which includes listening to and discussing a wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks, transcription, composition, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. In addition, we also emphasis on legibility, consistency and quality of handwriting. Children are encouraged to use joined handwriting throughout their independent writing. Handwriting is taught with the aim of increasing the fluency with which children are able to write down what they want to say. This, in turn, will support their composition and spelling.
Helps children prepare for the 11 Plus Exam at a more gradual pace with introduction to VR & NVR.Read more
In line with the Maths and English National Curriculum & lays a solid foundation for 11 Plus.Read more
More rigorous and intense preparing children for the entrance exam held at the end of the Year 5.Read more
11 plus Intensive programme from March to September, focused on revision and exam techniques.Read more
Revise and retain for 11 Plus during the summer break for Year 5s, relaxed approach.Read more
Two full length papers of 45 minutes each. Adapted to the format of the real examinations.Read more
Guidance for the preparation for Independent Selective School Entrance Exams.Read more
Some of the free 11 plus resources to help your child to get ready for 11 Plus.Read more
"To Sam and the Ark team, I just wanted to say thank you for all you have done over the past couple of years. I have learnt so much over the couple of years. I have learnt so much from you and I just wanted to say that I appreciate it very much. I have enjoyed coming to the lessons and made lots of friends and will miss you all. Love, Anjali"