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Donate your pre-loved children’s books so that more children can have a book to call their own!

You can bring a smile to a child by donating a book you have read. We are delighted to work with The Children’s Book Project, Our Charity of the Year. Why not get your child involved too and reinforce the importance of caring for others which is an important part of life. The Children’s Book…

Recommended 11 plus physical resources
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Recommended 11 plus physical resources

Some of us prefer physical resources instead of online practise. A member of the 11 plus Journey on Facebook started this discussion inviting others to put their recommendations forward. Following is a list made with the recommendations given. I have included links at the end, should you need them. (These are not affiliate links). Please be aware…

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What is the verbal reasoning section of the 11+? 

Guest blog post by Jonathan Ellis of Atom Learning  For a 10% discount code for Atom Learning subscription, use code discount code 11PLUSJOURNEY. For a list of online subscription sites for 11 plus, please click on this. The verbal reasoning section can definitely cause its fair share of test anxiety. It is designed to test…

11 plus Online subscription sites
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11 plus Online subscription sites

There are various resources available to prepare for the 11 plus tests. Books, online worksheets, workbooks, websites…the list is endless. Online subscription sites are one of the many routes you can take to prepare your child for the tests. Even if your child is not taking the competitive exams, these sites are a wonderful platform…

‘Five a Day’- A great way to learn vocabulary
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‘Five a Day’- A great way to learn vocabulary

Guest post by Sheena Ager, author of ‘The Cadwaladr Quests’ series of vocabulary novels, and workbooks, available on Amazon.  I have been talking about my ‘Five a Day’ for many years as I did it with Jude, my son, who was not a reader. There are so many ways to learn vocabulary, but we found this to…