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Armed Services Careers Guidance

Welcome to our Army Careers Guidance for Graduates. Army Careers Guidance for Graduates A career in the armed forces provides opportunities to individuals interested in becoming defenders of the free. The three branches of armed forces that graduates can join in the UK are the Army Officer training, Royal Air Force (RAF Officer training), and the…

GCSE Options Guest Blog – from our Pupil Pulpit

Our latest Pupil Pulpit guest blog comes from Eve, aged 14, who relates her recent personal experiences of selecting her GCSE Options. PUPIL PULPIT – Eve’s GCSE Options Recently I made my options decision for GCSE. The choices or amount of freedom varies from school to school but I had to choose between history and geography,…

Game Based Learning

Game based learning Game based learning is a speciality of School Entrance Tests. Since 2017 we have been leading the psychometric test design input to the MindX design team for their game based learning assessment (GBA) tools. This has continued since the HireVue takeover of the MindX company in May 2018. The digital assessment supplier…

Montessori Schools

What Are Montessori Schools? If you’ve been searching for a nursery for your child, you may have come across the term Montessori School. But what does that mean, exactly? These schools follow an educational movement developed by the Italian doctor and educator, Maria Montessori, in the early twentieth century. Dr Montessori’s educational philosophy is based…

STEM Careers Choice

STEM Careers Guidance STEM and Careers Guidance The term ‘STEM’ originated in government as a useful acronym for a group of closely related subjects – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  Subjects which, it is argued, are of significant importance to the UK economy. Across a range of STEM industries, including life sciences, chemical sciences, engineering…

11 Plus Test Tips

Welcome to our free aptitude test practice/tips resources. All of our psychometric test practice resources are free! This page focuses on aptitude test tips. Free Practice Tests Online Register at Passed Papers to take a free verbal reasoning test. Practising this online test will help you to become familiar with taking online verbal reasoning tests. All free of…

University application tips

Here are our University application tips. What can you do to ensure your application process goes well. Our University application tips It’s estimated that over 500,000 Sixth Formers are applying to University this year. That means many more individual University applications. In theory, it’s now possible to start University in January. It’s certainly another option…

Cyber-security threats to children

Cyber-security threats to children When kids use technology there’s always a potential threat. Whether if it was their personal information. Or the account information of their parents. Kids and technology should always have enhanced protection. Whether they are surfing the web. Or just playing games. Kids should not be exposed to the evils of what…

Words of encouragement for a test

In this post, we will look at ideas for encouraging children’learning. Words of encouragement for kids motivation comes from being acknowledged. Words of encouragement for kids motivation In this post, we will share some nice sayings and positive words on how to encourage children. They will help them feel inspired and motivated. Praise is needed…