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Does the Galore Park Pre-Test and 11+ range actually work?
By Sarah Collins
02 Mar

They look appealing and child friendly, but does the Galore Park Pre-Test and 11+ range actually work?

 
This is a fair question and one that we get asked a lot.

Thinking outside the box - stimulating family projects
By David Hanson
01 Mar
 Have you ever wondered what to do with your child that
  • encourages lateral thinking
  • stimulates creativity
  • stretches the imagination
  • reinforces ideas in a core subject
  • can be done anywhere, any time
  • is fun
  • costs nothing?
The North London Girls' School Consortium
By Adam Muckle
15 Feb

The North London Girls' School Consortium was set up to try and reduce the number of exams that children have to sit for the 11 plus. There are two groups of schools within the Consortium.

What is the GL Assessment for 11+?
By Adam Muckle
24 Jan
The GL Assessment, a division of Granada Learning Group, provides formative assessments to UK Schools with a digital assessment system. Their tests cover “ability, attitude and attainment” for a “holistic” view of the pupil, which then inform training and track progress. 
The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) 11 Plus Examination
By Adam Muckle
19 Dec
The CEM 11 Plus was instigated to address concerns in recent years that children were being over-prepared for entrance exams, and that they were being ‘taught to the test’.