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Topic: Exams

How to achieve 11+ success

  At JK Educate, we have been helping children to succeed in the 11 plus for many years, and this depth of experience has helped us identify a clear set of eleven plus success factors. The eleven plus is a big commitment for families; it requires careful planning, the right resources and support, and a […]

The Value of an Academic Assessment

Many parents are worried about how their child is doing at school, following illness, prolonged Lockdowns and home schooling. They feel they don’t know how their child is doing or how effective home schooling has been. Often they are not getting a lot of feedback from their over-stretched school, who in turn may not be […]


We all know that a little bit of stress can be motivating, but exams can make stress levels get out of hand, which can prevent a student’s performance in the exams themselves. How can students – and their parents – get stress back under control and come out the other side with great academic results […]

How parents can reduce exam anxiety

At JK Educate we help families deal with every stage of education, from 7+ entrance exams and SATs to A levels and University applications. Entire families can get weighed down with the ongoing pressure for children to succeed, but there are many tactics parents can use to lighten the load. Here are a few simple […]

How to prepare your child for the 11+ Exams

One of the most frequent questions that parents ask us at Jaderberg Krais is how best can they prepare their children for the 11+ exams? Practice is one of the most effective ways to prepare for exams, so taking past papers will help get used to the format of the questions, and practising timing will […]

Congratulations to all of our 11+ students!!!

Our students and tutors have consistently worked hard and the results have been excellent. What has made our results so successful? Preparing for the 11+ is an extremely specialised task for the resilient and not the faint hearted. Children need to be prepared to work really hard, give up lots of their free time, take […]

Happy at school

How do you know if your child would pass the state selective secondary 11 + exams and then be happy at school? This question is critical when considering the state selective secondary school options for your child. Are all children suitable for state selective secondary schools? Definitely not. It’s an incredibly challenging exam and journey […]

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