Posts tagged summer
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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Are you ready? The 11+ Countdown: 5 months to go

What should I be doing over the summer break? How much time should my child be spending on English? On maths? On verbal reasoning?

Understandably, parents are worried about the big break in formal education between now and the start of September. Once September arrives, those 11+ exams are not far away at all!

But, first of all, please take a break.

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