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UK school exams vary according to which area, which exam board and the kind of exam. In our articles under this Tag Archive, you should be able to find all information relating to this subject. We will also make you aware of any changes noted by exam boards and schools. These include all UK school exams. Whether it is school entrance, SATs, GCSE’s or any in between. We hope to keep you updated with the latest news and legislation on the exam front. Taking the anxiety out of the exam process.

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What do CAT4 results mean for your child?

GL Assessment’s CAT4 results from its CAT4 assessment which is the UK’s most widely used school aptitude test.  *  *  *   CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021   *  *  * Check out our premium CAT4 practice tests: CAT4 practice tests (Year 7) CAT4 practice tests (Year 8)   What do CAT4 results mean for your child? GL…

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.…

Instagram helps stressed students.

Exam time is stressful enough for any student. Whereas those leaving the exam hall once shared their thoughts with mates in the playground, these days much of the chat is via social media. 5 tips to reduce your stress levels Facebook-owned social media platform Instagram said it had found the use of the hashtag #examstress…

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International Tuition

Tutoring which is truly international I have been tutoring on international placements since being approached to tutor in Shanghai over the summer of 2012. It was a role that seemed tailor-made for me. A Classics and Law graduate, tutoring Latin and Greek to an Eton scholarship candidate and his older brother a short introduction to…

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…

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Which are the Top London Prep schools?

Want to get your child into a top secondary school? One way of doing it is to get them a place at a top London ‘prep’ school first. As the name suggests, prep schools prepare children for private secondary education. Usually, these independent schools take children from the ages of eight to 13 when they…

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SATs 2021 practice

Welcome to our practice SATs 2021 Key Stage 2 papers. SATs 2021 Key Stage 2 papers We offer free KS2 past papers, plus premium KS2 past papers. You may also require other SAT’s exams: KS1 English Past Papers Maths Past Papers KS2 English Past Papers Maths Past Papers Science Past Papers   KS3 Past Papers imilar…

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…

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Private School league tables 2021

The Sunday Times’s private school league tables 2021 make a fascinating read for anyone looking at which secondary schools to send their children to.         *  *  CONTENT last updated April 2021   *  *   This year’s results reveal that state schools are starting to close the gap in the independent sector.…

Health tips during exam

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Welcome to our 11+ blog titled, healthy eating tips children during exams. Below we explain how to stay healthy during exams and provide health tips during exams. * * * CONTENT UPDATED OCTOBER 2020 * * *   How to eat healthily during exams Plus we offer some nutrition tips for exam success provided to…

Verbal Reasoning Test Tips

Welcome to our free verbal reasoning test tips and our premium verbal reasoning test practice. *  * * CONTENT UPDATED APRIL 2021 * * * 11+ verbal reasoning test tips  All of our 11+ practice resources are free. We hope you find them useful!   Firstly, questions typically consist of single sections of text, each of…