Unseen poetry is a scary part of the exam for a lot of students. This is because you don’t have the luxury of prior study like you do with the anthology poems. The first time you see the poems will be that day – in the exam.
Shakespeare’s works have been studied in schools since the 1960s. His plays and poems are part of nearly everyone’s school experience. There is no escaping him. Since this is the case it is in your best interest to make sense of his work.
Books. A wealth of knowledge enclosed in pages that spark your imagination, improve your critical thinking and – make you smarter. Reading is remarkable because it benefits areas of your life
Spelling – the beautiful art of transforming speech sound into writing has been part of our lives since the dawn of time. There are words all around us; on the product labels in the supermarket,
With the coronavirus outbreak possibly threatening to close schools across the UK – you might (understandably) be wondering how you’ll support your children’s education if this happens.
Most parents hear of SATs (Standard Attainment Tests) and think that it’s ‘something’ the children do at the end of Year 6. At KLC, we know differently. We know that the SATs is so much more!
The eleven-plus (11-plus) is an examination taken by students in England who wish to gain admission to grammar schools and other secondary schools that use academic selection. This exam is taken in their final year of secondary school (year six) and is usually free to complete.
The Standard Assessment Tests or SATs in the United Kingdom refer to an important examination a child sits for in Year Six or when they are 10 to 11 years of age. During this time, they are in Key Stage 2 and the SATs include components on English reading, English grammar, and mathematics.
Getting a Grade 7-9 in Maths is not a miracle or by luck. It’s hard work, targeted topic revision, persistence when working on difficult questions, determination to achieve a top mark, writing down your method and securing as many accuracy marks as possible. After the revision, the final stage is to focus on exam techniques.
The basic tools for the test are:
1. A clock that can be seen from where you and your child will be working so that they begin to understand that they need to check the amount of time they have left in the real tests.