So You Really Want to Learn Science A Textbook for Key Stage 2 and Common Entrance by W. R. Pickering

So You Really Want to Learn Science A Textbook for Key Stage 2 and Common Entrance

Written by W. R. Pickering
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So You Really Want to Learn Science A Textbook for Key Stage 2 and Common Entrance by W. R. Pickering

This best-selling title features all three sciences in one book and is ideal for Key Stage 2 pupils and those working towards Common Entrance and other entrance exams at 11+. The book features clear explanations, full colour diagrams and challenging exercises, all of which combine to ensure your pupils develop a strong scientific ability and an active interest in science. - Endorsed by ISEB - Features material ideal for pupils from Year 6 upwards who are working towards Common Entrance and other entrance exams at 11+ and 13+ - Rigorous exercises and extension questions throughout will ensure that pupils have understood the material covered and will challenge the most able - The Answer Book will save you time marking work and enable you to identify areas requiring further attention and is available to purchase here Also available from Galore Park - Science Pocket Notes - Science ISEB Revision Guide - Science Practice Exercises 13+ - So You Really Want To Learn Science Book 2


Dr Pickering is an experienced and lucid author and his text closely correlates with the demands of the 11+ Common Entrance Science syllabus. He has included a focus on experimental design which will help lay the foundations for children to develop the practical and investigative skills required throughout secondary science education. Dr David Penter, Malvern College Galore Park, the publisher of the excellent So You Really Want to Learn Latin, have come up with So You Really Want to Learn Science. Book 1, clearly laid out and attractively illustrated, covers life and living processes , materials and their properties and physical processes in 25 lucid chapters, each of which ends with a series of exercises. Aimed at pupils working for the 11-plus Common Entrance exam, it has been endorsed by the Independent Schools Examinations Board and will be followed by Book 2, completing the 13-plus syllabus. For parents who cannot afford prep school fees, this is the next best thing. John Clare, The Daily Telegraph

About the Author

Ron Pickering has published a number of very successful books covering the GCSE and A Level syllabus and has worked in both maintained and independent education for more than 20 years.

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240 pages


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Publication date

1st August 2003



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