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Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – How can you help?

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – How can you help?

Secondary School Preparation: Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning   Many children sit Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning questions as part of their Secondary Schools exams. However, these are not always taught in school and can be tricky for parents to pick up. Verbal...

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Year 4 Times Tables Assessment

Year 4 Times Tables Assessment

Year 4 Multiplication Check: How to prepare your child so it fun. We all know that our times tables are a vital skill in life. They are used to calculate multiplication and division facts as well as understanding ratio, proportion, and fractions. I know that both...

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Primary School Tests

Primary School Tests

Primary Exams - What to expect Parent's are very aware of GCSE's which occur in Year 11. Many parents know to expect the SAT's in Year 6 but do you know the other Government planned assessments? However, how many of you know what other exams or checks occur in primary...

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Secondary School Applications

Secondary School Applications

Secondary School Applications Welcome to October, if your child is currently in Year 6 then by now you should have attended a number of open days, virtually or in person. Chatted as a family and made your short list; remembering to always involve your child in the...

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Secondary Schools

Secondary Schools

The education system in the UK can be complex. Firstly, it is split into State provided and Independent schools, plus parents can choose to home educate their child. Each school type has different names, for State schools they are knowns as 'Infant, Junior, Primary,...

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Education in 2021 – How things have changed.

Education in 2021 – How things have changed.

For those of you who read my Education in 2020 you will now know that we are a long way from the plan, but this year has shown that education can be delivered in many ways: at home, at school and online. Yet the core values of education: individual progress, good...

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Education in 2020

Education in 2020

It is now January and the children have returned to school and at this time parents often start to think about the year ahead. For some parents this could mean exams or tests for their children. However, no parent I have ever met wishes to add additional pressure onto...

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia

Dyslexia - what to look for This week is national Dyslexia awareness week. Even though it is reported that 10% of the population experience Dyslexia there are still many myths around the subject. As someone who has been diagnosed with Dyslexia I can understand the...

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