Why good handwriting matters in the 11+ exam?

Why good handwriting matters in the 11+ exam?

Parents often ask teachers or tutors if good handwriting matters in the 11+ exams. Clear, tidy handwriting makes a good first impression and enables examiners to read what is on the page. There are also many other benefits which are outlined below. What is the 11+...
Abolish the Lead-in/Entry Stroke!

Abolish the Lead-in/Entry Stroke!

 On 1st April 2021 the DFE made an announcement about not using the ‘lead-in’ or ‘entry’ stroke. “At first children should not be taught to join letters or to start every letter ‘on the line’ with a ‘lead-in’, because these practices cause unnecessary difficulty for...