Posts Tagged ‘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 […]

What is Verbal Reasoning?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

If sitting the 11 or 13 plus exam (for 2017 entry) in the Manchester area, you need a brilliant grasp of verbal reasoning. Verbal reasoning, in short, is word and language problem solving. That means you could be tested on vocabulary knowledge, grammar, spelling and word usage. That’s just for starters. A verbal reasoning paper also […]

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 […]