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Is your child entering Year 5? You need to research their secondary education NOW!

Is your child entering Year 5?  You need to research their secondary education NOW!

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.

KS1 and KS2 SATS Revision with MagiKats: 2018

KS1 and KS2 SATS Revision with MagiKats: 2018

The MagiKats SATS revision programme to support KS1 and KS2 pupils for 2018 is running again and ready to help all children as they prepare for their assessments.

The MagiKats KS1 and KS2 Revision Programme for 2017

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! 

Avoid ‘over-tutoring’ your child and learn with MagiKats

Avoid ‘over-tutoring’ your child and learn with MagiKats

Find out how to avoid over-tutoring and get top results with MagiKats. Your child’s education success should match their enjoyment of learning.

SATS Results - a quick guide to the 2016 scores

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.

My GCSE Revision Booster Plan

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.

Helping Your Teenager Revise for their GCSE Examinations

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.

GCSE Revision Time – What Can a Parent Do?

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”. 

Tearing your hair out over SATs? Help is here with MagiKats SATs revision programmes!

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. 

First Sitting 2017 New GCSE Maths and English Tuition at MagiKats

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.