How and why to make sure your teenager doesn’t fall behind with their secondary exam preparation over the summer holidays
Increasingly common in secondary schools is the practice of putting students in ‘study hall’. This involves sometimes several lessons a week being with other classes where the teacher is absent, and everyone is working in a large space (like a hall) with a cover supervisor.
According to a survey carried out by the Sutton Trust in September 2016, 25% of state educated 11 to 16 years in the UK receive private tuition, with the number much higher in London. This represents a massive increase on 2015 figures when it was only 10%.
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!