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

Introduction As we have mentioned in a previous blog, The Grading System During Lockdown: GCSEs and A-Levels, the final grades that students receive every August…

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The 11 Plus: Secrets of Success

The 11 Plus is an emotive topic. Many parents we meet have a sense of dread at the thought of their child not passing the…

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Preparing your Child for Non-Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning is not taught in schools as a subject, although some questions are incorporated in maths. In theory, this is supposed to be an,…

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The Grading System During Lockdown: GCSEs and A-Levels

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

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Preparing your Child for Maths Questions: 11 plus

The 2019 Year 6 SATs results indicate that mathematics performance has improved, with 79% of students reaching the expected standard. This is an increase of…

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A Lifelong Love of Learning Starts Now

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…

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Preparing Your Child for Verbal Reasoning

The ability to answer verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning questions is dependent upon a student’s skill in recognising patterns. Logical and critical thinking are thus…

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What is a Grammar School?

What is a Grammar School? A lot of people ask the question, “What is a Grammar School?” In this blog, I will explain the basic…

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