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Recommended Resources for 11plus Prep



Here are links to useful resources that will enable you and your child prepare more adequately for the 11 plus exams.


English Resources

1.) This is highly recommended as a study and revision guide.


2.) To help with creative writing, a huge chunk of the English exam


3.) To help with vocabulary


Maths Resources

1.) This is highly recommended as a study and revision guide. New 11+ GL Maths Complete Revision and Practice - Ages 10-11 (with Online Edition)



3.) The Primary Maths Challenge is a national competition for the top 40 percent of children at primary schools. These questions will help boost your child’s problem solving skills. Part papers can be downloaded via this link https://www.primarymathschallenge.org.uk/downloads


4.) SATs Paper Papers are also good for revising under timed conditions



GENERAL PRACTICE PAPERS



SOME USEFUL BOOKS TO DEVELOP GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY and CREATIVE WRITING


· A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


· Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll –






· Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman






· The Life of Pi by Yan Martel –




· Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson


Children must be encouraged develop an interest in reading a broad range of texts, including classical and modern fiction, poems, historical texts and newspaper articles. The more widely read your child is, the more proficient him/her will become at comprehension, identifying different writing styles and recognising the different literary devices being used. This will also enable them develop their own unique creative writing style.


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