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Key Stage 2 SATs in 2020: A Guide for Parents
21 Jul 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...
The Benefits of Home Tuition
20 Jul 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...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents 2019
19 Jul 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...
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,...
The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents 2019
16 Jul 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...
How Do Scholarships and Bursaries Work? A Guide for Parents 2019
04 Jul 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...
What Makes a Brilliant Teacher?
27 Jun 2019
The single most significant factor which determines the quality of education that a student receives is the quality of their teacher. Teaching is a most challe...
Facts About Home Schooling in the UK: Teachers To Your Home
20 Jun 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 One Thing Every Day That Scares You
12 Jun 2019
An inspirational poem by Baz Luhrmann, 1999 If I could offer you only one tip for the future, it would be to wear sunscreen. The long-term benefits of sunscre...

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