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The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents 2020
09 Nov 2019
This article provides a guide for parents of current Year 4 children looking to prepare them for the 11+ Exam in September 2020 to enter their child into Year 7...
The Benefits of Home Tuition
12 Oct 2019
There are a number of benefits to home tuition: 1. A tutor has the opportunity to focus on the specific subjects and areas that your child may be struggling wi...
Key Stage 2 SATs in 2020: A Guide for Parents
08 Oct 2019
The Year 6 KS2 SATs will be administered in the week commencing 11 May 2020. The timetable is as follows: Monday 11 May 2020 and Tuesday 12 May 2020 English gr...
Do You Know How Brilliant You Are?
07 Oct 2019
Once a farmer found an abandoned eagle's nest and in it was an egg; still warm. He took the egg back to his farm and laid it in the nest of one of his hens. Th...
How Do Scholarships and Bursaries Work? A Guide for Parents 2020
26 Sep 2019
If you are interested in an Independent School education for your child, but cannot afford the full school fees, it may be worth considering making an applicati...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents 2020
17 Sep 2019
This article provides a guide for parents of children looking to enter their child into Year 7 (11+ Entry) or Year 9 (13+ Entry) at an Independent School in Sep...
Support Your Dyslexic Child: A Guide for Parents 2020
16 Sep 2019
It is estimated that dyslexia affects about a tenth of the population in the UK and is the most common of all specific learning difficulties. Dyslexia is often...
Facts About Home Schooling in the UK: Teachers To Your Home
09 Sep 2019
This article provides some facts and a guide for parents, living in England and Wales, who are considering home schooling their child. What is Home Schooling?...
Do Your Eyes Shine?
17 Jul 2019
Isn't it wonderful when you meet someone who has got shining eyes? You don't often meet them, but when you do, they have a real impact. When you are with them,...

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