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How to help your child with ratios

How to help your child with ratios

Ratios and proportion is a topic usually introduced to students in Key Stage 2. It is a topic which extends beyond primary school and is even in the syllabus for GCSE Mathematics. If your ch...

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How to help your child conquer word problems for success in 11 plus exams

How to help your child conquer word problems for success in 11 plus exams

Pressed for time? Then just press play and listen on the go… If you like what you hear, remember to share!     This topic is rather broad and can incorporate more than one topic ...

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7 Maths topics children must master for the 11 Plus exams

7 Maths topics children must master for the 11 Plus exams

Whether your child is preparing for entrance into independent schools or grammar schools, and whether you are in London or Manchester, the 11 Plus entrance exams are designed to stretch and ...

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Simple tips to help your child learn algebra for the 11 plus exams

Simple tips to help your child learn algebra for the 11 plus exams

Algebra is an obstacle for most children and in general, symbolic manipulation can be problematic for all students. Fortunately, due to the common difficulties many students face, there have...

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How to help your child excel in the most important 11+ Maths topic: Arithmetic

How to help your child excel in the most important 11+ Maths topic: Arithmetic

No child is born into the world immediately able to complete long multiplication and division. Two British researchers Gray and Tall sought to discover why some students are better in maths ...

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Why are some children great at maths?

Why are some children great at maths?

For most of us, the four simple operations come naturally – adding up and taking away, dividing and multiplying are usually not hard to use in everyday life. Because of this, we assume...

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Does your child have Study Partners? They should!

Does your child have Study Partners? They should!

Children are notorious procrastinators; they are easily distracted, bored and seldom keep focused on the task at hand. Parents often think that if their child works in a group, they are more...

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Is your child making a lot of mistakes? Good!

Is your child making a lot of mistakes? Good!

  As parents and teachers, it is understandable that we sometimes wish to shield children from the unpleasant feelings associated with getting things wrong. However, research shows that...

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Teach your child how to learn – not just what to learn.

Teach your child how to learn – not just what to learn.

In spite of catchy (and often cheesy) mission statements from schools, colleges and tuition centres, educational methods are commonly based around memorisation of content – focused on ...

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11 plus maths resources

11 plus maths resources

It can be hard knowing what resources will challenge and benefit your child whilst preparing for the 11 plus. For capable Year 5 and Year 6 students, I would suggest attempting the Primary M...

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