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Scrabble: The Fun Way to Succeed at the 11+ exam?

During Reasoning Month we have talked about activities that can help improve children’s reasoning skills. The fun way to succeed at the 11+ is to make the learning fun. Abstract puzzles like Rubik’s cubes, regular puzzles like sudokus or non-verbal reasoning problems like we’ve been posting on Facebook are definitely ways to build a child’s […]

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Reasoning Month

We’ve decided to make June Reasoning Month. This is an essential 11+ skill, but what exactly is reasoning? Reasoning: The action of thinking about something in a logical sensible way. So now we’ve defined reasoning, we are going to take a look at its applications for the 11+ exam and everyday life. 11+ Exam In the […]

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How is Technology Affecting Learning in Children?

I think it’s safe to say that technology has changed modern life. For better or worse, the progress of technology in the last 30 days has been staggering. A lot of you reading this might just have told Alexa to turn on the lights or asked Google “Do I need an umbrella?” However, technology is […]

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What Are Grammar Schools?

Secondary schools in the UK are mostly non-selective. This means that children do not need to sit an exam to receive an education from the age of 11. However, this is different in some parts of the UK. Grammar schools were introduced in 1944 for children who showed the qualities that might suggest they could go […]

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