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A Parent’s Guide to the 11 Plus Exam

by Edgar Dwight

The 11 Plus (or 11+) exam—if your child is approaching or in Year 4 or 5 of primary school, you are likely familiar with this grammar school staple. If you'd like your child to attend grammar school or certain independent schools in England, note these facts about the important exam.

What is the 11...

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5 Habits of Successful Students

by Monty Chadwick

The best students aren't always the smartest students. Many of the most successful people academically aren't necessarily more intelligent than their schoolmates. Instead, they understand what habits will help them rise to the top. Interested in doing the same? These five strategies can help you ach...

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How to help your child deal with stress this exam season

by Dr van Zwanenberg

Exam season can be one of the most stressful times in your child's life, where the pressure they experience impacts the way they think, feel and behave.

It is important to know that feeling some stress is normal and causes our 'fight or flight' response to kick in, which can help your child to perf...

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What to do Following a Low Final Exam Grade

by Grace Dickins

Final exams typically make up a large portion of your final grade, so there is a certain pressure to get them right. If you've scored a low final exam grade, it's really time for some self-evaluation as to why you scored low.

Did You Give it Your Best?

To answer this question, you're really going ...

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4 Strategies to Get to Know Your Students as a TA

by Grace Dickins

Starting out in your first semester as a TA can be overwhelming, but, as with most new experiences, things do become easier and more comfortable as time goes by. Being properly prepared to teach is a good start, but getting to know your students well and building a good rapport with them can make a ...

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