Interview Practice - Testimonials

In the last 4 years, I have helped children prepare for interviews at all of the following schools:

Brighton College, City of London School for Boys, City of London School for Girls, Downe House, Dulwich College, Eton College, Francis Holland School, Godolphin and Latymer, Hampton School, Harrow School, James Allen's Girls’ School, Kew House, King's College School, Latymer Upper, Marlborough College, North London Collegiate School, Putney High School, St Paul’s School, St Paul's Girls' School, Sherborne, Tiffin School, Westminster School, Whitgift School, Wimbledon High School, Winchester College, Wycombe Abbey.


A selection of testimonials from 2024 and 2023 below:

I cannot recommend Katie highly enough!  Having two daughters go through the 11+ now, I have seen it is getting increasingly competitive with each passing year. Every extra bit of help matters!  Katie helped bolster and prepare my daughters so they could shine in their interviews.  Her child specific feedback and suggestions were considered and constructive.  Both girls received offers at all of their schools and are now attending SPGS. 


Katie is a breath of fresh air, modelling confident, charismatic presentation for interviews without the need for teaching dry theoretical methods. Put simply, she will encourage your child to be their natural selves bringing out the best in all their answers and will make it fun. She recently helped our twin boys, who are poles apart in personality, with their 11+. Katie approached them both as individuals and I was really impressed that with one she quickly told us, he wouldn’t need to see her again as he might come across over prepared. She really had his best interests at heart. With his brother, Katie spent more time building his confidence and he actually looked forward to her ‘chats’! Katie has endless recommendations for books and films and exhibitions they might enjoy to increase their confidence in areas of interest. It didn’t feel like interview preparation at all!


My son has got into his school of choice, and I must thank Katie for her brilliant interview preparation session. It really boosted his confidence, identified potential gaps, and was a real sturdy base to anchor our family conversations on ahead of his interviews. Katie was very warm, encouraging, very well prepared and my son even enjoyed the session! I can’t recommend her enough. 


Katie’s interview practice sessions for our daughter were very well structured, offering a wide range of topics and questions, tailored to the schools we were targeting. The feedback was constructive and to the point and we found the sessions truly helpful, the experience really positive and I cannot recommend her highly enough. 


Katie did a fantastic job of preparing our son for interview at Westminster, City and Latymer Upper. She provided extremely helpful guidance and feedback, and gave our son the confidence to go into the interviews being the best version of himself that he could be. He performed really well as a consequence and got offers from all 3 schools. We would not hesitate to recommend her.


Katie helped our daughter with a 9+ interview over an extremely expedited timeline of 1 week! Her professional yet empathetic nature enables a very natural relationship to form and my daughter felt instantly at ease. Katie’s flair shines through in her ability to guide children to provide authentic and articulate responses. She was led by my daughter’s interests and passions but added structure and depth to her answers. My daughter was engaged and focussed for the sessions and looked forward to following up on Katie’s fun and creative tips and advice. 


I would highly recommend Katie. She helped our daughter prepare successful for 13+ entry into Wycombe Abbey. Katie’s dedicated and personalised approach to interview preparation definitely helped our daughter gain her place.


My son throughly enjoyed two mock interview sessions with Katie. She conducted interviews perfectly for a 10 year old, and she was interesting and engaging. She asked both academic and personal questions, covered English, History, Science etc. There weren’t any awkward or silent moments, but a lot of encouragement so his confidence was boosted which is what he needed the most before the real interview! Katie also gave helpful feedback for him to work on ...we are very happy to have met her!