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Free and Low-Cost Downloads from Better Tuition

We have recently updated our download store so that it’s even more straightforward to use. If you haven’t visited it yet, do take a look: you will find FREE practice entrance exam/ 11 plus papers, covering maths, English, verbal and … Continue reading

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Year 6 SATs: Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (Level 6) Checklist

This test is being introduced in May for all Year 6 students.  Read our previous post on changes to Year 6 SATs.  You can use Better Tuition’s checklist to help you ensure your child has covered everything s/he needs for … Continue reading

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What to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Reception: part four

This post is part of a series on what to expect in Nursery and Reception (the Early Years Foundation Stage).  So far we have given a brief overview of Nursery and Reception; the Early Learning Goals (Prime Areas and Specific Areas). How will my child be … Continue reading

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Entrance Exams Help for Summer

Entrance Exam Preparation for Trafford’s Grammar Schools: What does Better Tuition Offer? Like the setting sun at the end of a long day, the summer term at Better Tuition is dwindling to its conclusion.  Over the long summer break our … Continue reading

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A poem about the rain

Here’s a poem I wrote quite a while ago about extreme rain and flooding. It’s a good introduction to teaching about natural disasters, as well as the benefits of natural flood defences such as trees. While I assert my right … Continue reading

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Pre-School Literacy Games to Play at Home: Part Three

This is the third in our series of pre-school literacy games for you to play at home with your child.  Although these games are ideal for nursery age children, your reception age child will also enjoy them.  View Part One and Part Two. Game Three: Bingo! … Continue reading

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Pre-school Literacy Games to Play at Home: Part One

This is the first in our series of pre-school literacy games for you to play at home with your child.  Although these games are ideal for nursery age children, your reception age child will also enjoy them.  View Part Two … Continue reading

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