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GCSE results are coming out today, and the government is desperate not to repeat the recent debacle that mired the release of the A-Level grades. What can we learn from the experiences of the A-Level students, and how can the exam system be adapted?
Even with an action plan, not every child will be successful at gaining entry to a grammar school. This prompts the question: Which factors contribute to a student achieving success in the 11 plus?
How should you prepare your child for non-verbal reasoning questions and eventually a full exam paper? In this blog post, you will see what is required and discover the best methods for success.
In this blog post, you will learn how GCSEs and A-Levels will be graded this year. We explain how the current assessment system has become rooted in examinations, how the pandemic has exposed some fragilities within the system, and give some suggestions at the end about how the system could be adapted to better suit the modern world.
How do you prepare your child for challenging maths questions? In this article we explain the process, starting with the foundations of mathematics such as place value and number bonds all the way up to being able to answer more complex multi-step worded questions which often appear in eleven plus papers.
I am struggling to juggle it all. I have my job to do and on top of all that, there are so many things I have to deal with. I am not a teacher! In this article, you will find some very useful hints and tips regarding homeschooling.
Did you enjoy school? Do your children enjoy school? I mean, not just going to school, but actually learning. I had thought that most people would answer yes. When I asked my friends, family members, and co-workers, however, a surprising number answered in the negative.
How should you prepare your child for verbal reasoning questions and eventually a full exam paper? In this blog post, you will see what is required and discover the best methods for success.
Here are 6 easy steps to ensure the exam day runs as smoothly as possible.
A lot of people ask the question, “What is a Grammar School?” In this blog, I will explain the basic differences between grammar schools and other schools. There is a huge amount of history behind grammar schools, but here, I will explain mostly what the current differences are.
Where does the English language come from? Did you know: The English language is a descendant of Proto-Indo-European, which was spoken by European nomads 5,000 years ago?
Children become aware of rhymes early on in their educational development, as it appears in phonics and early readers. Rhyming texts are often more fun for younger children to read, as they find it catchy and notice the song-like character it can give to a piece of writing.
If so, can self-control be taught? When I read that The Marshmallow Experiment was replicated yet again, it got me thinking about why this is. The Marshmallow experiment is one of the most famous social science experiments. The first time this experiment was carried out was in 1960, by a professor at Stanford University.
Our year 4 and year 5 11+ students have recently been learning how codes questions work in Non-Verbal Reasoning. There are a few techniques you can use to answer these types of questions more quickly and more accurately.
Recently, the year 6s have been learning the difference between facts and opinions. They have been using this information to learn how to write realistic newspaper articles. We spoke about how newspaper articles are a mixture of facts, opinions and even persuasive writing. The writer of the article will have an opinion (every person does) on the
During our Easter holiday course, the year 5s were learning about 3D and spatial Non-Verbal Reasoning. We were learning how to draw 2D elevations (plan view, side view and front view) from a given 3D shape, but we were also trying to figure out the 3D shape and draw it using only the given 2D elevations. This is much more
The Olympic Runner is about a runner who is unfairly stereotyped by critics. Rhyming-couplets are used throughout the poem to reflect the steady and fast pace of the runner. There is also a subtle use of irony that makes the poem particularly effective – see if you can spot it.
During one of our holiday courses, we were working through a Non-Verbal Reasoning paper one section at a time, marking the section and then going over the questions the children got wrong. Now, it was a reasonably tough paper and it was the first full paper these year 5 children had attempted.
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