13+ Common Entrance Tutoring

At Wentworth we have helped countless students master the 13+ Common Entrance and go on to gain entrance to their first choice school. We offer specialist subject tutors in each paper at 13+ as well as generalist maths, English, and science tuition.

13+ Common Entrance Tutoring

At Wentworth we have helped countless students master the 13+ Common Entrance and go on to gain entrance to their first choice school. We offer specialist subject tutors in each paper at 13+ as well as generalist maths, English, and science tuition.

13+ Common Entrance

The 13+ exams are, for most schoolchildren, the first taste of truly multi-disciplinary examinations. Alongside compulsory papers in Maths, English and Science, candidates can be assessed on French, German, Spanish, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Religious Studies and Geography. This breadth of testing, combined with the high stakes atmosphere of the secondary school admissions process can be very intimidating for students who already have plenty to be dealing with at school. At Wentworth Education all of our tutors understand that these pressures can be very new for 13+ candidates but we have seen hundreds of students master them and go on to become experts at exams. It is this experience of helping young people develop their exam techniques and the knowledge required to succeed that makes us so invaluable to so many clients across the world.

We offer specialist subject tutors in each paper at 13+. These tutors are selected for their sheer weight of academic credentials and all have significant teaching experience. We have heads of department from top English schools, University lecturers and researchers, and graduates from Oxford, Cambridge and the Ivy Leagues, all on-hand to help students get to grips with the new material they will encounter on these exams.

As well as individual subject tuition we are able to provide true all-round 13+ coaching from our most qualified teachers. These individuals have top academic records, of course, but are beyond that, serious experts at tutoring the common entrance exams and guiding candidates through every aspect of the process.

Selected 13+ Common Entrance Testimonials

Please see below some example 13+ Common Entrance Testimonials that we have received. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor guarantee or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more 13+ Common Entrance Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

Harrow Scholarship 13+ | Nicolas Pimpare

"[My son] was awarded the academic scholarship at Harrow. Thank you so much for stepping in last minute to ramp up his knowledge in the three science subjects. He learnt a lot from you." ... See Nicolas Pimpare's tutoring profile.

13+ MATHS | Claire McNulty

"Thank you so much for your kindness and teaching Claire. Our daughter had a comment added regarding her maths section on her 13+ entrance exam: ‘She performed very well across the paper. There were no gaps in her knowledge and her algebra and number work were outstanding. Her problem solving was also strong. " ... See Claire McNulty's tutoring profile.

11+ and 13+ | Gavin Fiddler

"Thanks for recommending Gavin. He was a fantastic tutor for both my kids. His calm approach was certainly appreciated by both, and I have no doubt that the work they did with him has been of great benefit. Gavin is very personable and easy to have in the house and the kids seemed to be very happy in his company, which is key." ... See Gavin Fiddler's tutoring profile.

CE 13+ During Lockdown | Lily Burnand

"[My daughter] did really well on her school related exams / tests / assessments earlier in the year and was offered places at all three of the schools to which she applied. [...] Thank you again for your help, it was impetus [she] needed to take things a bit more seriously, and since the beginning of the year, she's done really well." ... See Lily Burnand's tutoring profile.

11+ Common Entrance into Highgate, Latymer & Dame Alice Owens | Rish Chowdhry

"We have been very pleased with Rish’s tutoring of our daughter, Martha. He clearly plans carefully for each lesson and will stick with a particular subject until he feels that Martha has really grasped it. He has also helped her develop exam technique and strategies for dealing with tricky questions. Martha herself says that Rish is great and she never has to worry about giving a wrong answer because he gives her so much encouragement. She already feels more confident in her maths lessons at school." ... See Rish Chowdhry's tutoring profile.

Selected Profiles of our 13+ Common Entrance Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the 13+ Common Entrance Tutors that we represent. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor selection criteria or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more profiles of our 13+ Common Entrance Tutors can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

I graduated from Cambridge University (Newnham College) with a 2:1 in Social Anthropology (and a 1st in Development Studies) in 2009. I have been tutoring private clients since 2005 in subjects ranging from English, Maths, English as foreign language, Interview Technique and Preparation, Test & Exam Preparation and Mentoring. However, my current focus and speciality is tutoring students for all levels of the ISEE and SSAT test as well as tutoring the 11+ and 13+ entrance exams. As a child, I attended the Chinese International School in Hong Kong and Alice Smith International School in Kuala Lumpur and then boarded at school in the UK as an overseas student. As a consequence, I particularly enjoy working with students based in Asia applying to international schools and preparing them for the cultural and curriculum adjustment of becoming an overseas student. I am now based in Singapore and tutor students of all ages here and in Hong Kong primarily. I have an excellent track record of increasing test scores and helping tutees to have the confidence and ability to achieve the grades required for their desired schools whilst also acting as a mentor throughout the preparation process. ...
I am a Mechanical Engineer turned teacher and outdoor instructor with a love of learning that I am keen to share. I hold an undergraduate masters in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London (1st class honours) and am qualifying this summer as a Science teacher with a Physics specialism. Following graduating, I worked as Sustainability Engineer in the construction industry and subsequently as a Development Engineer for a small scale start-up. In 2018 I decided that my passion lay in education rather than engineering and since then I have worked in outdoor education and qualified as a teacher. I have worked with a diverse mix of students: from age 10-18 with wide ranging ambitions, in the classroom, on a one-to-one basis, and outdoors. ...
I graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge in 2016 with a first class degree in History of Art and an MPhil in Early 20th Century British Modernist Painting. I was born and live in London and attended Westminster Under School and Eton College, two of the country's most prestigious and competitive private schools. ...
Rish graduated from University College London with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Economics and teaches a variety of subjects to students from aged 7 to 18 years old in both one to one and group settings. He has extensive experience in helping children achieve their potential through simple yet productive methods, primarily focusing on 7+, 11+, GCSE & A Level examinations. He works closely with the parents or guardians of the student to create accessible and efficient plans of action, giving the student the greatest opportunity to succeed. Aside from tuition, his passions lie in sports, including Football and Mountaineering, as well as volunteering for organisations aiming to improve Educational opportunities in rural Africa. ...
I graduated from Cambridge University in 2015, where I studied Arabic and Spanish. Following graduation, I worked in a top boarding school in midtown Manhattan, New York supporting the students' preparation for SSAT/ISEE exams. On my return from the US, I began working for an educational charity in Cambridge, Red Balloon, which recovers severely bullied children who have self-excluded from mainstream education through a bespoke educational and therapeutic provision. Currently I am doing a social innovation graduate scheme, Year Here, I have introduced engaging new methods to support English language acquisition for participants of English Speakers for Other Languages (ESOL) courses at the Bromley by Bow community centre. Education has always been very important to me. My experiences above, in conjunction with teaching English to refugees in Jordan and supporting students in the US prepare for Spanish tests, leads me to having a broad understanding of education and the techniques that work for people of all levels. ...
I took a teaching post at Harrow School in 2015, teaching IGCSEs in English Language and Literature and delivering lectures to A-level students. I was also made Director-in-Residence and Master-in-Charge of Debating. Earlier that year I graduated with a first class degree in English Language and Literature from Christ Church, Oxford, where I was one of the twelve original Reuben Scholars. My papers in Shakespeare and Beckett for Finals were classed as publishable. Throughout my time at Oxford and Harrow, I have accumulated extensive experience tutoring privately for a range of abilities, from pre-test to university admissions. Although my undergraduate degree was in the arts, I have always nurtured a healthy interest in subjects across the curriculum, having studied Further Mathematics and Physics at A Level, and I am continually excited by the prospect of facilitating the development of a student’s academic pursuits in a variety of disciplines. A constant desire to advance my own knowledge energises me as a tutor, and I believe that communicating this enthusiasm allows me to stimulate both the curiosity and diligence of my tutees. ...
With 20 years of Prep School teaching experience, I am now a professional tutor teaching all subjects to children of all ages from Year 1 upwards.

I qualified in teaching at Cambridge University in 2000 and since then I have enjoyed many years in classrooms and management offices of some of the top UK Prep Schools, helping children to really achieve their full potential, a love for learning, and safe passage to the senior school of their choice.

I also mentor and teach parents to help them engage with their child's learning and play a vital part in their child's path to success. ...
I was brought up in Central London where I attended Glendower and St Paul's Girls' School. After that, I went on to read Engineering at Trinity College, Cambridge, before working at Goldman Sachs for the past two and half years. Earlier this year I left the City in order to pursue a long standing interest in Medicine. I have always loved Maths and Science and truly believe that we need to encourage students to continue with their STEM subjects. Having had some fantastic teachers throughout my education I really understand the importance of engaging with students, and ensuring that sessions are fun and in context. Having gone through the UK private school system myself, I am very familiar with the quirks of the British education system, from picking secondary schools at 11 or 13 plus, to navigating the university application system. ...
I have just returned to the UK after 20 months in New Delhi, India, where I was working as an Education Consultant and teaching the SAT and ACT. I gained my undergraduate degree from Cambridge University, and have over three years experience teaching students from Primary age up to GCSE. I am open to residential positions and roles involving travel. I love to engage my pupils in extra-curricular activities such as sports, arts and crafts, trips and days out, and educational visits. ...
I am currently at King's College London, studying for a Masters degree in War Studies. Previously, I studied Classics for 4 years at the University of St Andrews, specialising in Roman Comedy and the Greek symposium. I attended Haileybury & Imperial Service College, a coeducational independent school in Hertfordshire, from the age of 11 through to 18, achieving a school record in the 11+ entrance exam. ...