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Online Revision Aids
- BBC Bitesize
Comprehensive listings of great revision resources
- Eleven Plus
This site contains a wealth of information on many aspects
of the eleven plus exam and contains advice and support for parents of
children who are about to sit their eleven plus test.
Athey Educational publish practice tests for Grammar and
Independent School selection. Their website provides advice and support
for parents, and sample tests.
MW Educational publish a variety of educational titles
relevant to parents and teachers at independent schools including 11
Plus and SAT's practice papers as well as revision guides.
The Learning Together books reflect the type of questions
that are found in 11+ or 12+ examination papers and have been written
to help prepare children who are going to sit selective entrance
examinations to grammar schools or private schools.
A Level Options
Whether you have specific educational and career ambitions, or you are still trying to decide on a particular path, there are many things to think about. Advice for students and parents more »
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International Baccalaureate Information
The International Baccalaureate, or IB, is a challenging and well-rounded programme of education for 16-19-year-old students. Information for students and parents more »
Useful Links & Homework Help
- Childline - Beat Exam Stress
Help and advice for students and parents on how to cope with exam stress
- GCSE Site
This site includes GCSE answers, support for parents,
students, teachers etc.
- Homework Elephant
Internet resources to help complete your homework assignments. Over
5000 carefully selected resources to assist with your homework problems!
- Homework High
Channel 4 Learning - Homework help for 11-16 year olds
- BBC Schools Students
Games, video clips and activities for homework and revision
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