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timed practice - exam paper for 9+, if the child is in state school / no experience of exams

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schooling123 Thu 01-Mar-18 19:32:17

My DS is state school and is preparing for 9+, he covers curriculum at school and at home additional books (CGP, Bond). I am conscious that he can technically covere curriculum, but he still needs exam practice (timed). How would I help is with this..Do Bon papers have a time limit?

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schooling123 Thu 01-Mar-18 19:32:58

sorry meant Bond papers

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LIZS Thu 01-Mar-18 19:48:35

Yes you are supposed to do them to time. Iirc there are 10 minute test booklets.

Michaelahpurple Sat 03-Mar-18 23:38:05

The 10 minute tests aren’t good for time pressure - they aren’t pressured. The cgp ones have sample tests and suggested times I think

schooling123 Mon 05-Mar-18 18:34:52

Thank you Michaela. So bond papers are they meant to be done in 25 min?

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Michaelahpurple Tue 06-Mar-18 07:26:16

I think the longer tests are better timed. On maths use schofueld and Simms mental maths done to a time - just cut it by 30 sex’s each time.

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