Flipped Learning

Some seven years ago we started developing our own eleven plus courses. Over the years the pattern of eleven plus testing has changed – but we have been able to keep up to date. Parents now use the new abbreviations of CEM and GL. Some similar questions, however, can appear in both examinations. Ten per…

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School Inspections

Our aim, when children have lessons with us, is to try to help children to do better in their work at school and at home. Over the years we have had feedback from parents, teachers and head teachers that our work has had a positive impact. International studies (http://schoolinspections.eu/impact/home/the-project) have shown that an effective inspection…

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Non Verbal Reasoning

In a discussion about the value and the need for the Eleven Plus examination with local parents, a range of comments were made on value and nature of Non Verbal Reasoning in life. Parents, teachers and Schools use the vehicle of non-verbal reasoning to teach about the increasing use of images and symbols in mass…

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Weaving a Web

We have a team of dedicated Assistants who give so much to the children they work with. One of them is off to read law at one of the best universities. Solon (who lived many years B.C.) maintained: “Laws are like spiders’ webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large…

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SATS 2015

The SATs timetable. Good luck to all children concerned. May 2015 Date Levels Monday May 11 Levels 3-5 English Reading TestsLevel 6 English Reading Test Tuesday May 12 Levels 3-5 English grammar, spelling and punctuation testLevel 6 English grammar, spelling and punctuation test Wednesday May 13 Levels 3-5 Mental mathematics test and mathematics Paper 1(No…

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Anxiety in Children under 10

Children feeling anxious with life and especially school is a frightening growing trend. What can we do for our children? How can we help them overcome every day stresses and strains? With too many choices in the world and so much pressure to make the right decision we need to guide our youngsters to become strong…

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