Archives May 2016


  • 13+ Common Entrance Revision: handwrite or type?

    May 25, 2016.

    13+ Common Entrance Revision: handwrite or type?

    13+ Common Entrance Revision: handwrite or type?

    Should we handwrite revision notes or type them up on a computer?  Which method is better and why?

    Teachers will generally advocate for a handwritten approach to revision.  The exception might be if a child is going to take their Common Entrance Exams on the computer, in which case the more typing practice the better.  As ever, children have varying views on what is best for them however. 

    Pen and Paper for Common Entrance Revision

    The old style paper and pen route often means a slower approach and, therefore - good news - more time ...

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  • Revision and Sleep

    May 23, 2016.

    Revision and Sleep

    13+ Common Entrance Revision and Sleep

    Is there a chance that you might be one of those people who has spent a great deal of time worrying about their 13+ Common Entrance exams or end of year exams and talking about revision but then has had trouble actually getting down to the nuts and bolts of learning?  Consequently, are you among those who might end up cramming furiously the night before the exam in an effort to compensate?  You are certainly not the only one as over 50% of young people do the same, especially at this time of year ...

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