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Verbal Reasoning revision challenge for 11+ and Pre-Test students
By Sarah Collins
27 Jul

In this final summer blog we look at how connections work in Verbal Reasoning questions and how you can refine your child’s abilities by helping them to make some creative connections of their own.

Non-Verbal Reasoning revision challenge for 11+ and Pre-Test students
By Sarah Collins
17 Jul

Most of us put off starting a new task and then reward ourselves for beginning or completing it to stimulate us into action. Your child is likely to be similarly reluctant to begin the task of 11+ revision, especially if they haven’t encountered subjects like non-verbal reasoning before. So, why not take a leaf out of your own book and plan some treats for your child to make their summer schedule a little more enjoyable? 

English revision challenge for 11+ and Pre-Test students
By Sarah Collins
12 Jul

Finding the revision techniques that work best for your child is an important part of this first stage of revision. We talked about how short periods of exercise can help children to focus more effectively in the Maths blog last week. In this week’s blog we look at how talking and visualising can help some children to retain important facts, then explain how some basic English knowledge can make all the difference to your child’s exam success.

Maths revision challenge for 11+ and Pre-Test students
By Sarah Collins
04 Jul
This is the first in a series of summer holiday blogs designed to show you how solving problems can be intriguing as well as entertaining. 11+ and pre-test revision is all about building thinking skills, using existing knowledge to work out the answers to new challenges. This series of blogs is designed to help children exercise these thinking skills in each area of 11+ testing. Each blog takes one of the most challenging areas of a subject and sets problems in a slightly different way. This approach builds confidence in tackling question variations that are now increasingly common-place in today’s 11+ tests.