Posts tagged Aisha
Are you ready? The 11+ Countdown: 3 months to go

The new academic year has begun and I can smell autumn in the air!

 

With just three months to go until the assessments, it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty and nothing is nittier or grittier than PEE! Yep- you read that correctly. I haven’t gone mad. For those who are unfamiliar with the technique, PEE stands for Point-Evidence-Explanation and is a formula used to structure comprehension responses.

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Are you ready? The 11+ Countdown: 4 months to go

This month (because the holidays are the PERFECT time for some extra reading) I’m focusing on the books that make ideal preparation for the 11+ exams, with just four months left to go.

Now, I can’t tell you which texts are going to be used in your child’s 11+ comprehension assessments (these change every single year and will be different on every single English paper that your child sits) but I’ve certainly learnt a thing or two in the past few years.

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