COVID-19 UPDATE

11+ Mock Exams & Covid-19: Book with Confidence

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Make unlimited changes to your Session(s)* using our free online amendment facility
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Prompt Refunds

Refund within 7 days if your child’s Session is cancelled - we will also offer you the option to reschedule*
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Covid-19 Secure

If necessary, special hygiene and social distancing measures will be in place again in 2021.

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The exams in April, May and June were unable to proceed. Parents were given the option to rebook or offered a full refund. The vast majority of refunds were issued within 1-2 business days.
  • Each SDE 11+ Mock Exam Session was limited to 15 candidates.
  • There were special hygiene measures (such as hand washing) at Registration.
  • PPE was made available free of charge at the Registration Desk for staff and students. Staff were required to wear a mask if they need to move within 2 metres of others. In line with DfE Guidance for 9-10 year old children, candidates were not required to wear masks but were welcome to do so.
  • Desks and chairs were disinfected at the beginning of the day and between each use.
  • All exam papers and answer sheets were placed on the candidate’s desk before they entered the Exam Hall or classroom.
  • Candidates were sat at least 2 metres apart in the Exam Hall or classroom (an enhanced measure taken by SDE over and above the requirements of the Government Guidance at the time). Please see our example Tuition Centre diagram and Tuition Centre photos (SDE Burkes Court, Beaconsfield).
  • We maintained records of the seating positions of candidates and staff at each exam and kept these for at least four weeks to assist with Track and Trace.
Comprehensive details of the steps we took to keep everyone safe at the SDE 11+ Mock Exams were seen by the policy team at the DfE who are responsible for Out of School Settings, who commented that the plans “seem[ed] very sensible”.
While we hope for a ‘return to normality’ this year, we are resigned to the fact that special measures are highly likely to be necessary. The exact arrangements will depend on the circumstances nearer to the time and the latest Government Guidance to the Out of School Sector. At the present time, all SDE 11+ Mock Exam ‘bubbles’ are being limited to 15 candidates and accommodation has been booked so that we can adhere to 2 metres distancing between candidates while the children are writing their tests. It may be possible to relax these arrangements if the pandemic subsides. As well as being provide with access to comparative data for the children attending the Session with your child, you will also be able to access our All Time Lists of Scores which include the results of all candidates who have written the same test papers in past years. The All Time Lists of Scores are likely to contain the most comprehensive and reliable 11+ Mock Exam comparative data available.

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“The real 11+ exams will not be taking place online and will not be sat at home. We are passionate about giving every 11+ candidate the opportunity to practice for their real 11+ exams in a realistic Exam Hall environment, while taking all the necessary precautions to keep the children and staff safe when attending SDE during the pandemic.”

James Daughtrey, Managing Partner

The SDE 11+ Mock Exams were able to take place during the July to October 2020 period. We adopted the following measures to help keep everyone as safe as possible when attending SDE:

  • Each SDE 11+ Mock Exam 'bubble' was limited to 15 candidates. 
  • There were special hygiene measures (such as hand washing) at Registration.
  • PPE was made available free of charge at the Registration Desk for staff and students. Staff were required to wear a mask if they needed to move within 2 metres of others. In line with DfE Guidance for 9-10 year old children, candidates were not required to wear masks but were welcome to do so.
  • Desks and chairs were disinfected at the beginning of the day and between each use.
  • All exam papers and answer sheets were placed on the candidate’s desk before they entered the Exam Hall.
  • Candidates were sat at least 2 metres apart in the Exam Hall (an enhanced measure taken by SDE over and above the requirements of the Government Guidance at the time). Please see our example Tuition Centre diagram and Tuition Centre photos (SDE Burkes Court, Beaconsfield).
  • We maintained records of the seating positions of candidates and staff at each exam and kept these for at least four weeks to assist with Track & Trace.

Comprehensive details of the steps we took to keep everyone safe at the SDE 11+ Mock Exams were seen by the policy team at the DfE who are responsible for Out of School Settings, who commented that the plans “seem[ed] very sensible”.

Parents were sent full details of the measures, and the instructions they needed to follow, the day prior to each 11+ Mock Exam.

While we hope for a ‘return to normality’ this year, we are planning on the basis that special measures will continue to be necessary (particularly as there are no current plans to vaccinate under 18s). The exact arrangements for the SDE 11+ Mock Exams will depend on the circumstances nearer to the time and the latest applicable Government Guidance. At the current time, it is expected that all SDE 11+ Mock Exams will be able to proceed as scheduled. We envisage continuing with special hygiene measures such as hand washing or hand sanitisation at Registration. We are also planning capacity based on a minimum 2 metre distance between each candidate in the exam room. You will be able to access our Covid-19 secure policy documents via your Hall Pass (generated automatically when you make a booking with SDE) and copies of the latest versions will be emailed to all parents the day prior to each SDE 11+ Mock Exam.

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11+ Course Reviews

11+ Course Reviews

We strive for excellence at Susan Daughtrey Educations. We’re very conscious of the feedback we receive in order to sustain our high standards. After 20 years supporting the learning of children through our specialist CEM 11+ Courses, we are proud of our high distinction. Below is a selection of our 11+ CEM Course reviews, received from our customers.  

If you’d like to provide feedback on our services, leave a review of your experience on Susan Daughtrey Mock Exams using the form on the right.

Dear Susan, Penny,

Fantastic news from us – [our daughter] scored 134, we are so proud of her.

Her scores were:-
Verbal 132.[xx]
Numerical 136.[xx]
Non-Verbal 136.[xx]

[My husband] and I can’t thank you enough. All three of our girls have had the best support available through SD Education and have passed the 11+ with really strong scores over the last 8 years. We know that without your tireless enthusiasm, support, material and teaching these scores would not have been achievable.

We cannot sing your praises enough. Yes the work the girls have had to complete has been exhausting at times, however when we have seen the progress they have made through the months they have studied with you both, we know it has all been so worthwhile. [My daughter] has also progressed amazingly at school, moving from set 3 in Maths to set 1 at the end of year 5. Her reports and feedback from her school teachers last week have made me want to cry with pride and I know that is because her confidence in Maths and English has improved so much with your support.

Once again thank you so much from [my daughter], [my husband] and I for all your amazing support and teaching. Well done to you all!

– Mrs G

Thank you for teaching [my daughter]. She thoroughly enjoyed the SDE lessons with you and Mrs Forsyth – I must say she was always enthusiastic about the lesson considering we travelled from Weybridge.

– Mrs D

[My Son] cleared the bar with his test [score 158] and want to thank you and Penny very much for supporting him through the process.

– Mr A

Our thanks to you and the team for all your support and hard work.

– Mr and Mrs M

Thank you for all your coaching and encouragement.

– Mrs T

I really appreciate your guidance and many thanks for your support.

– Mrs S

[Our son] passed the Bucks 11+ with a score of 163. Thanks a million for your help.

– Mrs M

Just to say that we are a happy household tonight. Despite the illness and stress, [our son] managed to get a score of 159. We will be applying to RGS. [My son] is thrilled. Thank you so much for all your help and support.

– Mrs J

Just wanted to let you know that [our son] passed his Bucks 11+. There were many tears of joy as all that hard work and dedication paid off. Many thanks for all your help, support, care and wonderful teaching by everyone, it is very much appreciated.

– Mrs K

I am delighted to let you know that [my son’s] hard work and your guidance has paid off. [My Son] achieved 148. Thanks to you and Penny for all your hard work. Your encouragement and enthusiasm for [my Son] is very much appreciated.

– Mrs B

Good morning, Just to let you know that my daughter has been selected for Westcliff High School for Girls and Southend High School for Girls (CSSE grammar schools). Could you please thank Warren and Susan Daughtrey for me for a super Course. Thank you for your vital support.

– Mrs R

We would like to thank you for your invaluable help during the tutoring process, it was all worth the effort.
[My Son] got 181 which I am very pleased about. Thank you for all your fantastic help and teaching. And for putting up with me for another year. Thank you. It’s always a pleasure to tutor with you Susan.

– Mr A

I just wanted to let you know, we are thrilled that [our daughter] has passed her 11+. Thank you so much to both you and the other teaching staff for all of the hard work you put in with the children.

– Mr and Mrs M

My eldest son benefited greatly from Phillipa’s invaluable tuition. It really helped boost his confidence at school, particularly with his maths work. We have been so impressed with the teaching and structure of the SDE 11+ programme that our younger son is now also completing the course. Thank you to all the team at SDE!

– Mrs H

Hi,

Just a quick email to thank the team for all their immense support and guidance throughout the 11 plus process. [Our son] thoroughly enjoyed the journey and enjoyed all the lessons delivered by Susan and her team. He passed with a score of 137. I look forward to seeing you all again in January 2019, when I will be starting the journey again with my youngest boy.

– Mrs B