hanks a lot! I passed!
The resources were really helpful. I don't think that the the four practice tests on the DofE website are enough so it's useful to have other questions to go over.
Gwyeth, Apr 2017
hanks so much David!!
Guess what! I only went and passed 1st time!!? Can you believe it??!
Thank you so much for the encouragement, words of wisdom, top tips and your general calm and caring approach. Who would have believed that a few weeks ago, when i made that initial phone call to you and averaging 50% online that I'd be sending you this email today!? I have already recommended you to friends, even prior to passing today, and will continue to do so. You've been fab!
I really couldn't have done it without you. Thanks to your lovely wife too for the endless cups of tea and snacks to keep me going. I did have to say "yippee" quite a few times to myself during the test, but that and half a bottle of rescue remedy seemed to do the trick!
Thanks again, One very happy customer
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- What's the difference in years and months between two dates 20/06/1981 and 20/04/2014 ?
- A students scored 14/25 and 20/25 in test, what was the overall mark as a %?
- In a test of 35 marks, I got 80% right. How many did I get wrong ?
- A large piece of card measures 30cm by 21 cm. How many smaller pieces (6cm by 5 cm) can you cut from the large card.
- 12.5% stayed school dinners ....., what fraction didn't ?
- Class was 1hr 20mins long, 20mins spent on intro, 25 mins on.., 10 min on..., how many mins of class remained ?
- Teacher drove 25 miles each way to training session, 5 times, fuel cost 40p per mile how much was her expenses?
- Teacher did spelling test, class of 50 gave her 18p each for all the 30 words she got right, how much money did teacher get ?
- Teacher did spelling test, class of 75 gave her 12p each for all the 12 words she got right, how much money did teacher get ?
- What is 450 x 0.5?
- What is 60 / 0.3 ?
- A pupil had £100 to spend on trip, came home with 30 Euros, conversion rate was 1.2 Euros to £. How much did he spend?
- You can do 'in a class of 25, 7 are girls, what percentage are girls' but can you do the reverse ... what is 64% of 25?
- What is 1.4 hours in hours and minutes?