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Entrance Exams Summer Break Toolkit and Advice

  Preparing for Trafford’s grammar school entrance exams can get quite stressful for parents and children alike. We are now midway through the summer break and while it is important to keep working hard, you must be careful not to … Continue reading

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Trafford Grammar School Entrance Exams 2013: some dates for your diary

Entrance exams for Trafford’s grammar schools will take place this autumn.  If your child will be taking the exams, you will need these dates for your diary:   Urmston Grammar School  Papers: English/ Maths/ Non Verbal Reasoning Exam date: Autumn 2013 – … Continue reading

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Entrance Exams: the Final Countdown (part two)

Entrance Exams: the Final Countdown (part two) This Saturday, many hundreds of children will sit entrance examinations for Altrincham Girls’ Grammar and Altrincham Boys’ Grammar.  Here is some last minute preparation and advice from the team at Better Tuition, Urmston’s … Continue reading

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Entrance Exams: the Final Countdown

Is your child taking entrance exams in Trafford over the next few weeks?  Here are the questions we Better Tuition is most frequently asked during this crucial time. 1. What sort of reward should I tell my child to expect if s/he passes? … 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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NVR for Trafford’s Entrance Exams

On this page you will find information about the Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR) questions that form part of entrance exams (formerly called 11 plus) for Urmston Grammar, Stretford Grammar, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys and Sale Grammar.. Non-Verbal Reasoning (NVR) Question Types … Continue reading

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Verbal Reasoning for Trafford’s Entrance Exams

On this page you will find information about the Verbal Reasoning questions that form part of entrance exams for Stretford Grammar, Sale Grammar, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Loreto and Ambrose College. More information about entrance … Continue reading

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Trafford entrance exams: what should I be doing over Easter?

If your child is preparing for Trafford’s grammar school entrance exams, you may like to plan some activities for the two week break.  1.  If you haven’t already familiarised yourself with the various requirements of each school, you should read … Continue reading

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Free NVR and VR Practice Paper Download: Trafford Entrance Exams/ 11 Plus

Is your child preparing for Trafford’s grammar school entrance exams at Urmston Grammar, Stretford Grammar, Sale Grammar, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls or Boys, Saint Ambrose College or Loreto? BetterTuition has helped hundreds of children through the process of grammar … Continue reading

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Entrance exams: what you need to know (part 3 of an occasional series)

Verbal Reasoning (VR) is a key component in all of Trafford’s state grammar school entrance examinations, bar one (Urmston Grammar).  VR tests understanding, and ability to reason through words.  Question types include: 1.  Identifying opposites, e.g. Choose the word which is most … Continue reading

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