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The New Project Qualification from ISEB
By Kate Allen
17 Mar

During the past year, ISEB has consulted with prep and senior schools, looking closely at how new subject specifications can ensure that the learning process is a developmental one. In our latest blog post, Kate Allen from ISEB, shares an update on their new Project Qualification.

How to be brilliant in science exams
By Sue Hunter
11 Mar

In the final article in our two-part series for British Science Week 2020, Sue Hunter, author of our 11+ Science Revision Guide and Workbooks, shares her advice on how to prepare for the Common Entrance science exam.

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.