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 Post subject: Tiffin Stage 1 today!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:15 pm 
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I posted previously about a mock exam.

My son sat Stage 1 Tiffin today . We got soaked picking up!

How did everyone find it? My son said he didn’t finish maths, that English he found easier. A section on vocabulary, which others on this site have mentioned (either you know it or you don’t) and long multiplication, but that was about it.

Just relieved it is over!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:44 pm 
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My DC found Maths tough too and left few questions, english comparatively easier but not very easy too.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:12 pm 
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If c1800 sat Stage 1 today, and 450 go through to Stage 2 (is that right?), then 1 in 4 chance? Those odds don’t seem that good??


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:02 pm 
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Tryingtokeepup wrote:
If c1800 sat Stage 1 today, and 450 go through to Stage 2 (is that right?), then 1 in 4 chance? Those odds don’t seem that good??


Based on last few years' pattern, about 600 will go to Stage 2. Information on School's website below.

http://www.tiffinschool.co.uk/_docs/adm ... 202019.pdf


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:39 pm 
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My son also didn't finish the maths! He said the English was OK though so who knows!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:45 pm 
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I know they provided pencils today but my son used his pencil. It was HB pencil. Do you think is ok? I’m secretly panicking now after he told me.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:15 pm 
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Thanks rpl! Slightly better odds then


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:57 pm 
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Don’t worry Elevenpluson, HB are fine. It’s only if they weren’t HB that they had to use the school’s pencils. Due to computerised marking.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:48 pm 
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Thank you Tryingtokeepup!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:26 pm 
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My daughter found Tiffins stage 1 harder than Nonsuch but easier than Nonsuch 2nd stage papers. She also thought english was a bit tricky but maths was not too bad. She did her best so wait and see now :roll:


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