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How to maximise the Easter holiday for 11 plus preparation

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How to maximise the Easter holidays for 11 plus preparation


If your child is in Year 5 and preparing for their 11 plus exam, you may be wondering how to keep the momentum going during the Easter school holiday. Atom's Education Experts are here to help you get the most out of holiday learning.

Discover how to help your child use this time effectively to minimise stress and maximise confidence when the 11 pus exam comes around. Keep reading for activity inspiration and to get your hands on a limited Easter discount for Atom Nucleus!

How to maximise the Easter holiday

Watch our parent webinar:

Parent webinar on how to maximise the Easter holiday - watch now

In this webinar, Gemma, Atom's Head of Customer Success, discusses:

  • How you should be structuring your child's learning

  • How you can track and accelerate your child's progress using your Parent Portal

  • How you can keep your child motivated during the school break

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11 plus tips and guidance

Resources, activities and quizzes

Easter Holiday Live Lessons

For a fun and interactive way to keep your child engaged with their learning, sign them up to join Atom's Live Lessons.

Get your Easter Holidays Live Lesson timetable here:

Atom Easter Holiday Live Lesson timetable

Taught by some of the UK's best teachers, these sessions are designed to help students master key subjects, excel in exams and build academic confidence. Mark these dates in your calendar:

11 plus exam prep lessons

  • 11 plus 3D shapes: 29th March, 5pm

11 plus verbal reasoning lessons

  • Vocabulary: 4th April, 11am

  • Word puzzles: 5th April, 11am

  • Reading and comprehension: 6th April, 11am

  • Number and logic: 7th April, 11am

  • Code breaking: 8th April, 11am

11 plus non-verbal reasoning lessons

  • Match to a group: 11th April, 11am

  • Shapes as symbols: 12th April, 11am

  • 2D shapes: 13th April, 11am

  • 3D shapes: 14th April, 11am

ISEB Pre-Test prep lessons

This series is focused on perfecting the techniques your child will need to ace the ISEB Common Pre-Test, with lessons on:

  • Verbal reasoning: 28th March, 2pm

  • Non-verbal reasoning: 29th March, 2pm

  • Maths: 30th March, 2pm

  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG): 31st March, 2pm

  • Comprehension: 1st April, 2pm

Lessons for younger siblings

Atom has lessons for younger siblings too, with maths FUNdamentals and junior quiz club to keep children in Years 3 and 4 engaged.

Go on a learning journey with Atom Nucleus

For the ultimate independent learning experience for your child, try Atom Nucleus. Get 20% off Nucleus during Easter using the code EASTER20 (valid between 10th - 18th April).

Your child will work through fun, interactive worlds to achieve points and badges.

11 plus

Atom's 90,000+ questions, written by expert teachers, will take them on a personalised learning journey to master all content they need for the 11 plus, at the pace that is right for them.

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If you have any questions about your child's 11 plus preparation journey, Atom's Education Experts are on hand to support you every step of the way.

Get in touch

Easter tuition

You may also wish to take advantage of the Easter holiday to begin one-to-one tuition for your child. Atom has expert tutors waiting to be matched with your child's goals.

Support your child to achieve more with 1 to 1 online tuition



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