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The 11 Plus Conference - Maple Education

Monday, 16 March 2015

The 11 Plus Conference

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Just a quick post to publicise an event that might be of interest:


The National Tutoring Conference presents:

The 11 Plus Conference

1pm – 4pm, Wednesday 1st April 2015

Nutford House, University of London, Brown Street, London W1H 5UL


Bringing together parents, teachers, tutors, examiners, consultants and education industry experts in the area of 11 plus preparation

Providing a platform for discussion and debate on the future of the 11 plus.

Raising money for the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust


Contact: Cleo Watson

Tel: 07870559780

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Confirmed Speakers:

  • The sciences and humanities - is the 11 Plus too limiting in what it tests and prepares pupils for? - Harry Mount - The Telegraph

  • The Kent 11 Plus test was changed to make it less susceptible to coaching. What happened next?  Peter Read - Kent Advice

  • Fairness of pupil premium priority at lower scores in "tutor-proof" tests or tests that examine innate ability.  Mark Maclaine - Tutorfair

  • When education is reduced to astonishing absurdity. Dr Chris Ray -Reporting Inspector, Independent Schools Inspectorate and Member of the UK International Education Council

  • Are there advantages to private primary school education for the 11+? - Dee Francken -Education Consultant – former Head of North London Collegiate Junior School

  • Comment from - Philip Alexandre - Touch-type Read and Spell

The full agenda and schedule for the event can be found at www.nationaltutoringconference.co.uk with regular updates posted to Twitter, via hashtag #11plus.

Chris Garnett

Chris Garnett is the Chief Executive Officer of Maple Education, responsible for operations, finance and exams. A social entrepreneur, Chris co-founded and managed an ethical fashion business from 2000 to 2009. In the 1980s Chris had her own successful office management business in Canada.

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