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 Post subject: Can I still be hopeful
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:04 pm 
My daughter bought her practice papers home to mark today. She got test A 11 wrong, test 1. 12 wrong and test 2. 18 questions wrong. Although she is a July born but still this does not look good. Any advise! I am seriously worried now. :cry:


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:39 am 
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Dear Guest

Can you identify from these tests where her weak areas are?

Does she have a tutor?

Have you tutored/coached her?

Which practice materials have you/tutor used?

Patricia


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Test A 86%
Test B 85%
Test C 77%
Ignoring test A that's meant to be easier than the real test, test B is borderline but considering that your daughter is a July birthday, it can well be a pass :D

The 11+ is a nerve racking process, and I hope it turns out as you wish.

Best wishes for you and your daughter.

Catherine


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:43 am 
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Both my boys did badly on all three practice papers, and both boys then passed the actual exam. In their case, I think they were spurred on by their poor performance to prove that they really could do it.

We also practised technique for the ones they got wrong.

Good luck!


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 Post subject: 11+ test
PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:02 pm 
Hi,

My daughter says go through the familiarisation pack questions again and as a previous forum member said pick up on the weaker areas.
However its very close. As they say a bad rehearsal makes a good show so all being well .. she can only do her best and I would suggest don't do last minute cramming as the pressure may get to her.

Hope it goes well.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:01 pm 
Don't forget your child only has to pass one of the tests if I am right.
So they should have a chance if one test they find harder than another.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:03 pm 
Dear all thank you very much for the replies. Patricia answer to your questions follows
I tutored her myself. Material used IPS, Bright spark 1. NFER.
Result of her practise test are as follow!

TEST A
TYPE = WRONG
A =2
P =1
Z =1
L =1
F =3
M =2
S =1

TEST 1

A =1
H =3
P =1 PLUS MISSED 1
K =5
S =1

TEST 2

F =1
D =1
E =1
B =5
Q =4
I = 4
L =2

By the way I decided to join but forgot to log in :(

Regards Rash


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