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GCSE and A-levels: Where did it all go wrong?

Ofqual algorithm used to obtain GCSE and A-Level exam scores Introduction 97% of GCSE grades and 82% of A-level grades were set purely by the…

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The Eleven Plus Exam: Secrets of Success

The Eleven Plus Exam The Eleven Plus Exam is an emotive topic. Many parents we meet have a sense of dread at the thought of…

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Preparing your Child for the Non-Verbal Reasoning Test

What is Non-Verbal Reasoning? Non-verbal Reasoning is the ability to solve problems that have been expressed in shapes. They usually entail skills such as finding…

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Grading GCSE’s and A-level’s as cancelled exams cause upset.

Exams cancelled! Although major economic, educational, and societal setbacks have taken place as a result of coronavirus, it has created the conditions by which we…

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11 Plus Maths Questions

Preparing your Child for 11 Plus Maths Questions Generally, 11 plus maths questions generally are taken from the KS2 National Curriculum. Undoubtedly, the 2019 Year…

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Homeschooling Pros and Cons: Tips for Homeschooling

How to Homeschool With the announcement this week that schools are unlikely to reopen in the immediate future, there will be many parents who will…

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A Lifelong Love of Learning Starts Now

Lifelong Love of Learning?   Did you enjoy school? Do your children enjoy school? I mean, not just going to school, but actually learning. I…

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Preparing Your Child for the Verbal Reasoning Test

What is Verbal Reasoning? Verbal Reasoning is the ability to logically solve problems that have been expressed in words or letters (and occasionally numbers). It…

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What is a Grammar School?

What is a Grammar School? The history of grammar schools goes back to the start of the education system, but the guise of the grammar…

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