In this Category Archive, you will find all of our articles regarding school entrance exam practice. We look at the benefits and how to best do it.

School entrance exam practice is the main theme of our site. We don’t only provide a great collection of past papers, we also look at other aspects of practice. Providing expert advice and guidance on how to support your child or student through this process of school entrance exam practice.

Looking at all the aspects involved, it is more than just finding past papers. It is about making sure you are preparing for the correct exam and using the best practice papers for your practice. This might seem simpler than it is.

It is also very important that your child/student is using this time optimally and learning through experience. This means not only their physical needs are met, but also that they are not finding this process overwhelming.

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Best schools Northern Ireland league table 2021

Find the best schools Northern Ireland league table 2021 listed below.   Here’s our Best Welsh schools 2021 and also our Top Scottish schools 2021. Then next our Best West Midlands schools 2021 and our good East Anglia schools 2021. And then next are our Best North East schools 2021. Next our Top Schools South East 2021 and top schools East Midlands 2021. Also our Best North…

Sunday Times school awards 2021

Welcome to our Sunday Times school awards 2021.   *   *  CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021  *   *   * Firstly, here’s our Top secondary schools awards 2021.  /  Secondly, our top private schools league tables 2021. Thirdly, prep school league tables 2021.  /  And finally, primary school league tables 2021.   Top State Secondary Schools awards 2021 1 1 Queen Elizabeth’s School,…

Using EdTech to Ace the 11+

EdTech School Entrance Exams

Murray Morrison is the creator of Tassomai, an online learning platform that embeds knowledge and helps children prepare for exams like the 11+ and 13+. Murray explains how regular retrieval practice through platforms like Tassomai builds solid foundations and ensures students go into their entrance exams confident and ready to get their best possible results.…

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Common Entrance Exam Practice

What is the Common Entrance Exam Pass Mark? Typically, the average pass mark is between 55 – 60%. Although there are difficulty levels. The standard of work for Common Entrance in most subjects is in advance of a student’s academic age. Some subjects, such as English, involve working at GCSE level. What is the Common Entrance…

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GL Progress Test in Maths PTM

GL Assessment’s Progress Test in Maths A progress test in mathematics entails assessing two means of learning maths that is using mathematical content and understanding and applying mathematical processes through problem-solving. The test is also essential in improving teacher workload as it has been designed to be easily accessible and straight forward with simple guidelines.…

Top 10 Study Tips

Ready to Learn? Going to school, college or University isn’t just about learning facts in a particular subject. It’s about developing a set of general study skills. These will help you throughout life, whatever the situation.  But what are study skills and how do you learn them? Rather than referring to one particular technique, the…

Literacy practice tips

Our focus here is on providing you with the most useful Literacy practice tips. We pride ourselves on offering free practice test resources, including literacy test tips. Hope that you find these literacy test tips useful! Literacy practice tips We are focusing on one of the key communication skills in professional life. That’s why literacy…

Kumon UK’s pros and cons

How does Kumon UK work and what are Kumon UK’s pros and cons? Welcome to our Kumon uk blog! Pros and cons We examine what Kumon has to offer and look at other learning programmes including Explore Learning and The Student Support Centre. Every parent wants the best start in life for their child. For…