Posts Tagged ‘Non-Verbal Reasoning’

When should you start studying for grammar school entry?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Is your child sitting the exams for 2017 entry into Manchester or Cheshire grammar schools in September? If so, it’s a great idea to start getting your child: Familiarised with the range of questions if sitting verbal and non-verbal reasoning papers Practising exam technique for some of the more challenging types of questions Testing themselves with practice papers to […]

Last minute grammar entry changes

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Earlier this year, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls in Cheshire replaced the Non-Verbal Reasoning paper with a new English/literacy assessment. For children applying for September 2015 entry, this decision meant they didn’t need to study a largely unfamiliar discipline not taught across the board in schools. Latest news: it’s all change again Following a consultation […]

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 […]