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Sharing advice for the 11+ exam.

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TotallyBS Fri 04-Jan-13 20:13:23

socharlotte: I hear the same in threads about homework. Apparently a few pieces of homework per week also stops children being children.

myfavoritedayismonday Fri 04-Jan-13 19:16:05

My eldest daughter didn't do great in her 11 plus, other kids in her class who do nothing but watch telly did far better, I think in hindsite that telly is actually good for your vocab. You might think that I'm not being serious, but am.

socharlotte Fri 04-Jan-13 10:01:13

How is doing a little practice with her every week stopping her from being a child?
Your's is a comment I hear often here from parents whose DC have failed the 11+, or are a little jealous of those whose children are at grammar school?

juniper904 Fri 04-Jan-13 01:06:10

let her be a child

oldpeculiar Thu 03-Jan-13 22:38:45

-little and often.
-when she is working on a question ,get her make up her own one for you.she will start thinking like the examiner
-start with questions that are too easy and build up.don't worry about speed to begin with
- read lots to build up vocabulary.

lindsey1403 Thu 03-Jan-13 14:15:10

Hi, my new year's resolution this year is to help my daughter prepare for the 11+ exam. But I don't want to hire a tutor due to the cost.
Are there any mums out there who have done this and want to share some tips please?

I've found some good weblinks that I wanted to share: - lots of material on this website. - material is designed to help parents help
their child which is nice.

My daugther is in year 4, which is a bit early, but the websites suggest starting prep at this point.

Any advice appreciated.


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