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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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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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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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