Category: education

Forest School Experiences

In this blog, two ex-pupils give personal accounts about their time at Forest School and their experiences there.  Forest School, Bancrofts’ School and Chigwell School…

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Is formal education a disadvantage in the 21st century?

A tutor’s musings about the education system By Rupa Harji (Founder of and tutor at Redbridge Tuition Limited) This article is the thoughts and musings…

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Tuition Centres vs eLearning (Online Learning)

An honest review of whether online tuition is the best option for your child during a lockdown. Online tuition has massive appeal for ease of…

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The future of education: Technology in Education

What should I be when I grow up? This blog came about as a result of a conversation that we were having about the future…

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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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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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What are Grammar Schools? Why are they controversial?

What are Grammar Schools? The history of Grammar Schools goes back to the start of the education system, but the guise of the Grammar School…

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