Posts Tagged ‘Comprehension Skills’

Need-to-know changes in 2016 SATS tests

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Is your child sitting a SATs exam in year 6? You NEED to know that it’s all change for 2016! The key focus for the exams is English, plus Maths. Here’s all the key info: Reading exam: One hour long Paper includes reading of the three texts Expect a variety of questions from labelling to trickier open-ended […]

Is your child switched on to books?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

It seems as if children are permanently attached to their smartphones, computers or games consoles these days. When is there ever enough time to just sit with a book and read for pure pleasure? Interestingly enough, reading is trendy again! According to the National Literacy Trust, more children than ever are choosing to read in their spare […]

Fun 11+ Summer Revision Tips

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Is your child sitting the 11+ in September, or a grammar school Common Entrance exam? It’s closer than you think. ‘Brain drain’ can strike even the most hard working student – where all those concepts and techniques seem to fly out of the window during the holidays. Here are some useful tips to keep the […]