11+ software packages, Mathematics for 11+ and English for 11+,
allow students to practice sets of questions based on topics that
are covered in the
Secondary School Entrance Examination (Common
There are two versions of the software, a school edition which is
installed in primary schools, and a home edition for personal use.
objective of the 11+
programs is to help prepare children for the 11+ examination by
working sample questions and sample exams. Through lots of
practice, the child becomes familiar with the material which will
help their confidence and speed during the examination. The program
is meant to be a testing tool and not a teaching tool. The child is
expected to have been taught the material in school and utilizes the
program to practice questions and identify weak areas.
work a practice set of ten questions on a specific topic in the
relevant subject (Mathematics or English).
computer corrects the questions and provides an assessment along
with some recommendations.
student can go back and review their results along with the
worked solutions for every question.
program monitors the studentís results and adapts to the childís
ability by selecting questions at the appropriate level of
and students can view progress charts which indicate the scores
received and the time taken to complete the questions.
What are the Main Features?
Some of the key
features of the program are
Thousands of questions are stored on the CD and additional
questions are available for download.
Learning Technology -
The questions are divided into various topics. Each topic
contains questions at three levels of complexity. The program
tracks your child's success rate in all the topics and selects
questions to match their ability. As the child gets better at a
particular topic, the program selects more complex questions.
Reports - the
program provides immediate, visual feedback for the child,
parents, teachers and interested persons in the form of progress
charts. The charts display the success rate and the time taken
to complete questions for each topic.
Solutions - On
request, the program provides hints on how to answer a
question. There are worked solutions to each question so the
child may compare their answers to the worked solution to
determine where they made any mistakes.
Scratch Pad - Students
can perform their working of the questions on the computer using
the electronic scratch pad. There is no longer the need to have
additional scratch paper on hand.