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Revise your way to success
By Sue Hunter
06 Mar
It’s THAT time of year! Revision and mock exams often seem to dominate life in a very depressing way. But does it have to be like that? Sue Hunter, author of our 11+ Science Revision Guide and Workbooks, shares her top tips on how to revise your way to science exam success.
The Power of Books
By Vicky Duggan
02 Mar
On Thursday 5th March 2020, people around the world will celebrate World Book Day. But what is all the fuss about? In a modern world saturated by many types of media, why have books endured? Vicky Duggan, Director of Studies and Head of English at The Granville School, and author of many of our English Common Entrance resources, investigates.
 
How Can You Develop Verbal Reasoning Skills?
By Chris Pearse
25 Feb
Verbal ability is often included in entrance exams for secondary schools and requires students to be critical thinkers but how can you help your child develop their verbal reasoning skills? Chris Pearse, author of some of our Verbal Reasoning 11+ and pre-test revision books, shares his thoughts.
Taking a Mindful Approach to Revision Prep
By Vicky at Galore Park
03 Feb
While studying for school entrance exams is important for your child to have the best chance at passing the exam and gaining entry into their preferred senior school, it’s vital to take a mindful approach to revision. This Children's Mental Health Week, we share some top tips to help your child achieve a healthy balance.
Top Tips for Last Minute Common Entrance Exam Revision
By Vicky at Galore Park
24 Jan
Is your child sitting their ISEB or independent school Common Entrance exams soon? Planning some last minute revision practice? Check out our top tips to help your child feel prepared for their Common Entrance exam.