KS2 SATS 2016 Paper Course

In the summer term of 2016, children in Year 2 and Year 6 will be the first to take the new SATs papers. These tests in English and mathematics will reflect the new National Curriculum, and are intended to be more thorough. There is also a completely new marking scheme to replace the existing national…

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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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