As children settle down to their Eleven Plus examinations some of us parents and grandparents may be scratching our heads. It looks as if we can't do much right at all. What ever we try to do there will be a different opinion on our endevours.
A fascinating article in The Telegraph points to the advantages of early intervention. One finding was that a settled home along with more expensive equipment did help a little.
We then read a comment from the Independent talking about what holds some children back.
My father used to say: "Don't wait for a red London bus; another will come along very soon."