UK curriculum

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. 

Year 6 SATS made easy

Exciting changes are afoot at MagiKats as we prepare for take-off with new tuition materials for May’s UK National Curriculum tests. We’ve researched the new, tougher standards for Year 6 SATS students and designed a tailor-made programme.

Is tutoring your child for entrance exams “abhorrent”? One private school head thinks so!

A recent article in The Telegraph led with the headline, “Private tutoring is abhorrent says private school head.” (read it here) The position taken by the piece was that if a child needs tutoring to get into a school, then the school is probably not for them. I agree – to a point.

Tuition for your child - who to choose?

Are you one of those parents who, without realising it, has been quietly mulling over the comments made either in your child’s report at the end of last term or at the parent teacher meetings you recently attended?

What are the maths and English changes in the UK National Curriculum?

There have been lots of headlines created by the press about the forthcoming changes to the UK National Curriculum – but how does the average parent find out the facts?