This is Test 1 of 3 composite tests of 58 questions each based on the requirements of the Northern Ireland Curriculum and suitable practice for the AQE transfer test.
This test makes use of a wide variety of mathematical and English questions. The test is in a similar format to the AQE test and answers are included.
Test 1 asks English questions based on the comprehension and understanding of a poem with the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary being challenged. Another section of questions assesses your child's knowledge of speech marks and spelling. Sometimes the candidate is required to select the correct answer from a range of possible answers. While a further section of questions is based on a diary extract.
Questions testing plurals, adjectives and verbs are all contained in the English sections of the test paper.
These types of different AQE English based questions will often demand that your child has read widely and been made aware of a range of language that they will be presented with in the actual exam.
Maths for the AQE section of test 1 includes subjects such as area and length. Dealing with money, weight, volume and related maths problems. Number machines, which test application of number recall and number facts are also included.
To answer the maths questions quickly your child needs to have been taught, revised and have practiced his/her number facts often to recall them quickly.
Percentages, square number based facts and knowledge and understanding of time are also included within the test. These topics should and will have been covered as part of the teaching and learning at their school. Additional reinforcement and revision is always of benefit as preparation for this transfer test.
This test provides a useful means for parents to offer additional preparation at short notice.
A sound knowledge of all aspects of English and mathematics are essential to aid your child in preparing for this important exam and working through our P6/7 packs in English and mathematics will improve a child's ability in both subjects.
NB This product is a PDF download. Once your order is confirmed you will be sent a secure link allowing you to download and print the test. This download contains the same questions as test No 1 in the AQE transfer test pack but gives you the convenience of accessing the material immediately via a secure download link.