11+ Tutoring in Stratford-upon-Avon

Expert 11 Plus Tuition for Years 4 and 5 children in Stratford-upon-Avon

Welcome to A Star Tuition in Stratford-upon-Avon.

We have expanded our highly successful and established tuition centre based in Rugby to Stratford-Upon-Avon. Offering weekly face to face tuition targeted at the Warwickshire 11+ GL examination, for entry to King Edward VI School, Stratford Girls’ Grammar School and Alcester Grammar School. Lessons are held at Shottery Memorial Hall on Thursday evenings through term time.

We are pleased to announce our arrival in Stratford-upon-Avon and look forward to sharing our expertise with students here.

We use traditional pencil and paper methods in our tuition classes to replicate the 11+ examination test paper. Our small group tuition aims to build confidence with fun, friendly classes that focus on individual needs. All of the skills needed for the 11+ examination in English, Maths, Verbal and Non -Verbal Reasoning are covered in our programme, and coupled with our regular 11+ Mock Exams, our students are well prepared to tackle the 11+ exam.

Key subjects covered

Maths skills

  • Place value - mental arithmetic, rounding up and down, four main operations, multiply and divide by 10,100,1000
  • Worded maths problems and interpreting data
  • Factors and multiples, squared and cubed numbers
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Area, perimeter and volume
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Angles

English skills

  • Comprehension - understanding texts, find and underline key information, recognise and label main ideas of paragraphs.
  • Cloze passages - word bank, missing words and missing letters
  • Cross over with Verbal Reasoning skills.

Verbal Reasoning skills

  • Word types - alliteration, personification, metaphor / simile, acronyms, synonyms / antonyms / homonyms.
  • Spellings - plurals, homophones, prefixes / suffixes, compound words, awkward spellings.
  • Punctuation - commas, brackets, speech marks, apostrophes.

Non Verbal Reasoning

  • Finding patterns - size, shading, shapes, position, counting, rotations, reflections.
  • Nets and cubes
  • Use of props to help students understand and visualise NVR concepts
11+ Tutoring in Stratford-upon-Avon

In addition to our weekly tuition program, we offer the following:

  • Weekly homework packages to consolidate learning between lessons
  • Termly progress tests
  • Booster packages for specific areas or weakness
  • Half term booster sessions
  • A Summer School Course in July and August
  • 11+ mock exams which run 4/5 times a year

You can browse the rest of our website for more details on pricing, mock exam dates and holiday courses.

Operating from our base at

Shottery Memorial Hall
Hathaway Lane
Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 9BL

Lessons are currently available on Thursdays between 4pm-7pm.

For more information and to book in, please call or leave a message for Christian Jarman on: 07535 588707 (mobile) or 01788 561801 (head office) or email Christian at: contact@astartuitionrugby.co.uk

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Below are some independent reviews posted on our Google listing. All our reviews can be viewed here.

Thank you for all your hard work with our son, especially for giving him the confidence to succeed in the 11+- the main thing he was lacking before coming to you.


I can’t thank you enough for everything you’ve done for my son, we will be forever grateful.


Thank you so much for your guidance and support you have given our daughter for the 11+, she couldn’t have done it without you.


We take this opportunity to thank you for your tremendous help for our son to pass the 11+ exam with a 252 score.


Thank you for all your help and support in preparing Alex for his 11+ exams. He has loved your lessons and still claims you are the only person he ever learns anything from. Alex couldn’t have passed without your help so thank you.


Thank you so much for all your help. I’ve learnt a lot and enjoyed it very much. I will never forget this!


Thank you for the help that you have given our son. We initially needed tuition to bring him up to speed as he was so behind in class. He has improved so much since then. He has really settled down and caught up. We never believed the 11+ was for him because he hadn’t ever enjoyed learning until attending your tuition and realising his full potential. Thank you

Sarah W