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Monthly Archives: December 2018

21 Dec

The Top 10 Numeracy Skills Test Topics

By QTS Maths Tutor|2018-12-21T14:53:00+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Practice Questions|

There are many different maths topics that appear in the professional numeracy skills test. The following list are the top 10 that we think are the most popular: Percentages Fractions and Ratio Questions (Written) Percentages Fractions and Ratio Questions (Mental Arithmetic) Addition Multiplication and Long Division (Mental) Conversions Two-way Scatter Graphs Cumulative Frequency and Box [...]

21 Dec

Professional Numeracy Skills Test Practice Question: The Bar Graph

By QTS Maths Tutor|2018-12-21T14:23:14+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Practice Questions|

Bar graphs are one of the topics that have been prominent in the professional numeracy skills test over the past 12 months. There are a number of different bar graph questions that can come up in the exam and the following example is just one type of the possible questions that you may face during [...]

21 Dec

Professional Numeracy Skills Test Practice Question: The Pie Chart!

By QTS Maths Tutor|2018-12-21T14:10:30+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Practice Questions|

Pie charts are one of the topics which have been updated in the professional numeracy skills test over the past 12 months. There are a number of different pie chart questions that can come up in the exam and the following example is just one type. Making sure you have revised each major topic before [...]

21 Dec

QTS Skills Tests: What are they and who has to take them?

By QTS Maths Tutor|2018-12-21T14:02:14+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Exam Day, Format and Prep|

The QTS Skills tests are what prospective teachers have to take and pass in order to become a qualified teacher in mainstream schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The QTS skills tests are composed of a literacy and numeracy skills test. You have unlimited attempts but you must pass both before being accepted on [...]

21 Dec

What to do on the day of your QTS Exam

By QTS Maths Tutor|2019-01-04T11:01:47+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Exam Day, Format and Prep|

If you are preparing to take either of your professional QTS skills tests then the following tips may help. The tips have been collected from those people who have sat the exam and provided feedback. 1. The night before your exam, try to get a good night sleep . 2. On the morning of your [...]

21 Dec

Top 5 QTS Literacy Skills Test resources

By QTS Maths Tutor|2018-12-21T13:39:32+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Literacy Skills test resources|

1. Have a go at the free government tests on the department for education site.   2. I would then suggest using our free literacy skills test.     3. YouTube can be a source of good free videos that share tips and explain how to approach the professional literacy skills test.     4. [...]