Psychometric test practice

Welcome to our psychometric test practice / aptitude test practice. We hope you find this useful! aptitude test practice Top psychometric test practice Psychometric tests are: Structured assessments. Used to evaluate candidate competence for… Working effectively in specific roles Or following the best matched career path. Most enterprise companies around the globe use pre-employment psychometric tests…

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11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences

Welcome to our explanation of the key 11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences. 11 plus GL and CEM 11 plus differences CEM exams group the Verbal Reasoning 11+ and the English 11+ tests together. CEM exams are also divided into separately timed sections. It’s therefore important that children learn how to manage their time…

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TES Independent School Awards 2021

Welcome to our latest feature on the UK’s top schools, the TES Independent School Awards 2021. UK’s Top School Awards 2021 – TES Independent Schools Best use of technology  – Rugby School Rugby School, in Warwickshire, captured the judges’ attention through its use of technology to help students adjust to lockdown restrictions. Investment in technology…

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Home school vs Free schools

Welcome to our feature describing the alternative education programs: home schools and free schools. Home schools Home schooling is one progressive educational movement all across the world. Home school parents educate their children only at home rather than sending them to any private or public school. Such parents choose home schooling for many reasons: Dissatisfaction with available…

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2021 exams 13+ tips

Welcome to our latest guest EasyA post on 2021 exams 13+ tips. Top 2021 exams 13+ Tips What to do in the week of the 11+ or 13+ exams Feeling stressed about your 11+ or 13+ exams? Don’t worry, this is completely normal! You might be unsure of what to do during the week of…

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ISEE, 11+ and 13+ tips

ISEE Practice Tests Welcome to our ISEE test prep and ISEE Practice Tests. The Independent Schools Entrance Exam (ISEE) is accepted by over 1,200 independent schools around the world. This fact makes the ISEE one of the most popular private schools admissions assessments (for Grades 2-12). The ISEE assesses four areas: Reading Comprehension Quantitative Reasoning…

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What are CAT4 based Gifted Children Programs?

CAT4 based Gifted Children Programs in the US Gifted children programs or gifted education is a particular set of special theories, procedures, and practices used for those children’s educations that are gifted or talented. In a gifted children program, talented students find peers with a similar intellectual approach. It has been found that gifted students…

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Transitioning to Sixth Form activities

Welcome to our Sixth Form A Level activities. Business BTEC transition activities Task 1: This task gives you the opportunity to research a real business. This is something you will need to do regularly throughout the course as you will be required to draw on your knowledge of real business. Choose a large business of…

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How The 11+ Exam 2021 Has Changed

Welcome to our latest 11+ exam 2021 feature, How The 11+ Exam Has Changed This Year. Why You Should Start Preparing Now for the 11+ exam 2021 What is the 11+ exam 2021 The 11+ is an examination used by most grammar schools to admit the brightest students to their institutions. The examination consists of…

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ISEE Practice Tests

Welcome to our ISEE test prep and ISEE Practice Tests. The Independent Schools Entrance Exam (ISEE) is accepted by over 1,200 independent schools around the world. This fact makes the ISEE one of the most popular private schools admissions assessments (for Grades 2-12). The ISEE assesses four areas: Reading Comprehension Quantitative Reasoning Verbal Reasoning Maths…

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11 plus vocabulary tips

Ways to improve your 11 plus vocabulary

Of the 4 subtests on the 11 plus exam, your child’s 11 plus vocabulary is approx 11-14% of the total 11 plus pass mark, which includes 11 plus English. Our 11 plus vocabulary tips Buy a child’s thesaurus Firstly, in addition to a child’s dictionary, it’s essential that you also buy a child’s thesaurus. Practice…

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Do hobbies help wellbeing?

Our wellbeing is made up of lots of different elements. Here is why developing a new hobby should be a prioritised element that nurtures your overall wellbeing. How do hobbies help wellbeing? A new hobby may be tricky to discover. During the lockdown, your ‘previous hobbies’ may no longer have been possible. HEnce you have…

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Which secondary school guide

Welcome to our which secondary school guide, which includes the top top secondary schools UK league tables 2021. Where to find top secondary school league tables The Guardian, The Times and The Telegraph websites allow you to add filters to their published secondary school league tables. You can pull out the top secondary schools nearby.…

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11 Plus Tutor Cost Guide

Welcome to our 11 plus tutor cost guide Our aim is to provide the most cost-effective 11 plus guide to tutoring costs. Our 11 plus advice for parents The best way to prepare for the 11 plus is to believe that your children should be able to pass. Also though, to manage their own 11…

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Critical Thinking Skills LNAT Test

Welcome to our Critical Thinking Skills LNAT Test prep. You must sit the LNAT as part of your application when applying to study at Oxford University to do a Law degree. Or Law with Law Studies in Europe. What type of questions are in the LNAT? LNAT’s Drawing Inferences question type – How well can you…

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GCSE grade inflation

Welcome to our feature explaining number grades and what to do after failing Maths GCSE or English GCSE. GCSE pass mark under GCSE number grades system What do number grades mean? The highest grade awarded is GCSE grade 9. With the lowest being GCSE grade 1. The top GCSE grades 9, 8 and 7 are…

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Women in STEM Careers

Inspiring answers by Verity Gill, one of the Women in STEM careers Ambassadors on her life and working as Marketing Science Director for Agencies, EMEA @ Facebook. 1. Name and Job role:  Verity Gill, Marketing Science Director for Agencies, EMEA @Facebook 2. What is something about you people might not know?  My first job was in government…

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International Baccalaureate papers

Our focus here is on International Baccalaureate papers. International Baccalaureate papers We hope you find these IB papers useful. English A-level (Edexcel Explorations in Prose & Poetry 6ET01:01).English (Edexcel Interpretations of Prose & Poetry 6ET03:01).A-level English (AQA Victorian Literature LTA1A).English (AQA Reading for Meaning LITA3).   Related Blog Content Why teach English online? Teaching English…

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Digital Skills Training

Welcome to our feature on both Digital Skills training. Digital Skills Training These encompass all those problem-solving skills needed to work competently with digital technology. Digital literacy skills are particularly important for recent graduates. Having to adjust suddenly to remote working means that, at a time when meetings are inherently more difficult, we find ourselves…

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Maths Jobs / Maths Careers

Maths Careers There is a wide variety of jobs that use Maths / Maths careers. For example, a data and compliance manager performs data tracking and analysis to ensure employees comply with regulations. Therefore, analytical and IT skills are also necessary for this occupation. Aircraft engineers are responsible for maintaining planes to make them ready…

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Top tutors wanted to join our list

Welcome to our Tutors Association list of the Best Tutors 2021. Our (Tutors Association) list of the Best Tutors 2021 Join Our Best Tutors 2021 Are you a tutor providing online classes and you are a member of The Tutors’ Association? Why not join our database of qualified and reliable tutors. Sign up HERE and…

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Best grammar schools 2021

Welcome to our Guide to the UK’s best grammar schools 2021. Best grammar schools 2021 The lnks to interactive league tables below show an earlier academic year. Although we hope that it’s still a useful search for parents looking to find out more about those 163 grammar schools listed by the Department for Education. You…

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GCSE Revision Guide

Our GCSE Revision Tips

Welcome to our GCSE Revision Tips! GCSE Revision Tips Firstly, there is no getting around the basic memory principles that: The 4 key memory processes (required for GCSE revision) Material is initially processed in short-term memory Understanding the material eases this first memory process – as well as the… Follow-on memory process of transferring learned…

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International Governess Career

Many thanks Shay, currently on an international governess post in Russia, for your contributions to our latest ‘International Governess Career 2021’ post. The return of the Governess is heralded because they can educate children in the comfort of their own homes. Wealthier families have been minimising their own children’s educational disruption. Some even moved to…

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Well-Being

Well-being is defined as ‘the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy’. The concept is however much more than momentary happiness. Of course, it does include happiness but is also related to the more longterm concepts like: how satisfied people are with their life their sense of purpose how in control they feel The question…

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