Welcome to KSOL Harborne! Located in the centre of Harborne, this modern facility lies at the heart of the Birmingham Grammar Schools. We have successfully helped children gain entry to prestigous schools such as King Edward VI Five Ways school and Handsworth Grammar School, and last year achieved a success rate of 86% for students who gained a place at their grammar school of choice!
We are currently full for September 2017. Please call 0121 733 6558 to be placed on the waiting list and find out more information.
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Our team of experienced tutors provide focused 11 plus tuition in an engaging learning environment. Each week, we introduce new topics required for the 11 plus entrance exam in English, Maths, Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning. Our 1:5 tutor to pupil ratio enables us to spend time improving specific areas of weakness in small, focused groups.
My team of tutors are inspiring and encourage all of the children to achieve their very best, which is why our Harborne centre is extremely popular with both parents and children.
Over the past few years, we have assisted children in their 11 plus preparation and successfully helped them gain places at local grammar schools in Birmingham.
Your child will receive 2 hours of tuition per week at our Harborne Centre. During the session, our tutors will cover weak points highlighted through the online tests and teach a new topic from our 11 plus curriculum.
From Monday - Friday, your child will receive online tests in Maths, English, Verbal and NVR. These tests will be personalised around any weaker areas identified by your child's allocated 11 plus tutor.
Once a month, your child's tutor will email a progress report including feedback, tips and a visual chart of how your child is progressing. If you wish to discuss progress at any other time, chat to your tutor at the centre or give them a call during office hours.
With KSOL, you will have a whole team to support you and your child - give yourself the peace of mind that there will always be a tutor available to help you through the entire 11 plus process.
*All courses subject to a one-off £15 course set-up fee. Click here for full terms and conditions.
The online material and its targets and time limits helped my son to be disciplined, persistent and improve his skills in all 4 areas (English, maths, verbal and non-verbal). Mock exams are even better. He shed his fear of facing exams, grew more confident with every mock exam.
Year 5 parent
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Students in the Birmingham area will have the opportunity to apply to attend one of 8 selective schools which are part of the Birmingham Consortium of Grammar Schools; Bishop Vesey's Grammar School for Boys, Handsworth Grammar School, King Edward VI Aston School, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, King Edward VI Five Ways School, King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls and Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls. There are also many Independent Schools available that also require children to sit an 11 plus entrance exam.
Our team of experienced 11 plus tutors provide children with a foundation curriculum and resilience learning - skills that will give all children the ability to tackle any kind of exam. We believe in giving children the tools to approach any challenge that may come their way.