Why are maths and English so important both at school and after, if you want your child to have a happy and successful career.
Horrifying it may be, but your child’s secondary education is going to depend on the decisions that you make when he or she is only nine years old. Whether you are looking at the local secondary, a grammar school or private education, it’s never too early to know the path and work out how to ensure you child has the best shot at the school place that works best for them.
The new, tougher SATS are here to stay (for now at least) and the MagiKats revision programmes - completely re-written last year for the new requirements – are back!
SATS results are out - but were your child's results good or bad? How do you know? Here's a short guide to help you understand what you are reading on the results report.
GCSE revision can get a bit same-y. Read subject, make notes on subject, make smaller notes on subject, perform miracles with ant-size writing to make notes even smaller. Remember notes. Rinse. Repeat.
I once heard a teacher of GCSE English remark that one of the best ways to teach his students how to pass was to take the examination himself.
When the great illusionist David Blaine was asked how he manages to achieve difficult stunts he admitted he says to himself, somewhat pragmatically; “so today I’m going to have breakfast, read the paper and stand in an ice block”.
Do you find the over-use of exclamation marks annoying? Do you think online texting and social media sites have led to a pandemic of exclamationism? If so, read on!!!
We are really pleased to share with you these videos, created by a deputy headteacher and popular blogger, MichaelT1979 (thank you Michael).
It may seem like every second week your primary school is testing students to get them ready for the new curriculum being phased in this year. If you’ve had a look at the new standards, it might seem as if this year requires your child to use more reasoning skills in order to do well.
For our students sitting the new GCSE exams in 2017, the watchword is “rigour”. Engaging teenagers in their learning through fun activities, challenging tasks, personal tuition and guidance equals a winning formula when it comes to them sitting their all-important examinations.