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Blogs tagged with: "11 plus"

The Transfer Test Journey
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The Transfer Test Journey

Created on: Thursday, 05 March 2020 by Stephen McConkey
Stephen McConkey

An experienced class teacher and headteacher talks about The Transfer Test Journey. He gives us some insights into preparation and the administration involved in the...

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Handy Hints for Homework Help!
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Handy Hints for Homework Help!

Created on: Sunday, 05 November 2017 by Katie Matthews
Katie Matthews

The dreaded “H” word – Homework!  At some stage, most parents will have a battle, tears or tantrums (or a combination of all 3!) when it comes to their...

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My child is falling below average.  What can I do to help?
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My child is falling below average. What can I do to help?

Created on: Monday, 25 September 2017 by Clare Rimmer
Clare Rimmer

Every year our children are put through standardised tests that allow teachers and parents to compare students against children of the same age in the general population. ...

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Extracurricular Activities: How Much is Too Much?
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Extracurricular Activities: How Much is Too Much?

Created on: Thursday, 29 June 2017 by Mums NI
Mums NI

Most parents want the best for their children and part of that is encouraging them to take part in new hobbies and activities. We do this to see what they enjoy, to find out...

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Advice and Guidance on your child's transfer test
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Advice and Guidance on your child's transfer test

Created on: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 by Clare Rimmer
Clare Rimmer

Our resident Educational Expert, Clare Rimmer answers a Mums question about the transfer test (or 11 plus). If you're confused or worried about the transfer test and how your...

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Choosing a tutor for your child – what questions should I ask?
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Choosing a tutor for your child – what questions should I ask?

Created on: Thursday, 08 June 2017 by Clare Rimmer
Clare Rimmer

After taking some time out of teaching after having my second child I decided the time was right to get back to doing the job I love – tutoring and running our successful...

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Private Tuition - can it really benefit your child?
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Private Tuition - can it really benefit your child?

Created on: Tuesday, 30 May 2017 by Katie Matthews
Katie Matthews

Supplementary education is becoming an ever-popular choice in Northern Ireland, for parents wishing to give their children the best opportunities, extra support and build up...

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How to help your kids with exams
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How to help your kids with exams

Created on: Monday, 15 May 2017 by Mums NI
Mums NI

Is there a more stressful time in a childs life than exam time? Whether it’s GSCE’s and A-Levels or the all important transfer tests for primary 7’s. Most kids will find...

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