11 plus revision: Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension Children will need to practice reading comprehension as part of their 11 plus revision. A reading comprehension is a test to show that a child has understood what they have read. When children do reading comprehensions they will need to: read the text; imagine what is happening in the text; understand vocabulary and…

Key Stage 2 Literacy Synonyms and Antonyms

In Key Stage 2 Literacy, synonyms and antonyms play a key part and are quite often seen in the 11 plus and Key Stage 2 SATs. These grammar terms can confuse both pupils and parents. Key Stage 2 Literacy – Synonyms These are words which have the same meaning. A thesaurus contains a number of…

Key Stage 1 Literacy – Grammar and Punctuation

Grammar and Punctuation during Key Stage 1 Literacy Grammar and punctuation is key to good writing and during Primary school the children build their skills in this area. The initial building blocks start in Key Stage 1 Literacy this is made up of Year 1 and 2. By the end of Key Stage 1 children…