The 11 Plus: Secrets of Success

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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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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Homeschooling Tips From Experts During the Lockdown

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

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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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When English is not English

Our ability to communicate in many diverse ways, has ultimately, separated us from the other animals. We have been able to write down and pass…

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Does early self-control determine a child’s future success?

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.…

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Writing Realistic Newspaper Articles

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…

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3D and Spatial Non-Verbal Reasoning – Easter Holiday Course

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…

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