Category: eleven plus

The Eleven Plus Exam: Secrets of Success

The Eleven Plus Exam The Eleven Plus Exam is an emotive topic. Many parents we meet have a sense of dread at the thought of…

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11 plus Maths Questions

Preparing your Child for 11 Plus Maths Questions Generally, 11 plus maths questions generally are taken from the KS2 National Curriculum. Undoubtedly, the 2019 Year…

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What are Grammar Schools? Why are they controversial?

What are Grammar Schools? The history of Grammar Schools goes back to the start of the education system, but the guise of the Grammar School…

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When English is not just English

English language is the world’s business language across the world. According to Statistica, in 2019 there were 1.12 billion Mandarin speakers and approximately 1.27 billion…

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Identifying end rhymes and internal rhymes using the famous poem by Edward Lear, ‘The Owl and the Pussy-Cat’.

We all know what a rhyme is, but do you know the difference between and end rhyme and an internal rhyme? Poetry can be fun…

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World Poetry Day – The Olympic Runner – By Jacinta Ramayah

For World Poetry Day, I have decided to look at the poem, The Olympic Runner by Jacinta Ramayah. The Olympic Runner is about a runner…

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How to pass the 11 plus exam – Persistence is Key

If at first you don’t achieve success… The 11 plus exam is challenging. One of the keys to success in the 11 plus is understanding…

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