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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.
Future Development of ISEB Common Entrance
By Durell Barnes (Chair of ISEB)
02 Oct

Durell Barnes, Chair of ISEB, has shared ISEB's vision and aims for how Common Entrance will continue to develop in the future. 

Can you develop spatial reasoning?
By Chris Pearse
15 Jul

Chris Pearse, author of several Galore Park Verbal Reasoning 11+ revision books, discusses the increasing use of spatial reasoning questions in 11+ exams and what activities children can do to build this skill.