More Government funding to be placed in Grammar Schools

Grammar School Funding News

More Government funding to be placed in Grammar Schools

Whilst we are never one to discount any form of education, it is no secret that in many regions, Grammar Schools are a sought after option for education. Grammar Schools are seen to provide a much higher rate of education than some other schools, and this has meant that there are long waiting lists and […]

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Top tips and tricks for exam revision

Exams are never easy. No matter who you are, or how you did in your exams, chances are that you won’t remember exams fondly. Whilst you can’t make them easy to sit, you can make them easier to sit. But, how do you do this? We have put together some of the top tricks and […]

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Can playing chess make you smarter? – Maybe not!

When you think of someone who plays chess on a regular basis, there is a good chance that you are going to think of someone who is clever as well as good at maths. With this in mind, it is little wonder that many children around the world are encouraged to try their hand at […]

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5 Ways to teach Your Child about the Joys of The Library!

Lots of things have changed over the last few decades. One of those things is how we keep ourselves entertained, and the same goes for our children. It’s all too easy to plonk them down with a smartphone or tablet, watching videos on YouTube or something on TV. Now, we aren’t saying that twenty years […]

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Machine learning and one to one tuition

Technology does anything but stand still. So just when we’re starting to get to grips with VLEs, now we have to talk about machine learning! If it sounds like I’m complaining, I’m not. Technological improvements, not just for their own sake but for the sake of easier learning a more well-educated population, are welcome in […]

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How to get boys reading?

Do you feel that reading just isn’t as popular with children these days? We’re all too wrapped up in our iPhones and tablets, after all, and attention-grabbing apps and games are too much competition for boring old books. Well, you might be surprised to learn that sales of children’s books rose by 16% over the […]

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The Importance of Children Learning Music

  In our modern age of cuts, the music and the arts are often the first to the chopping block. Generally, the reasoning behind learning music (or learning to paint, or learning to craft for that matter) has always been woollier than the reasons why we should study maths and science. Whereas maths and science […]

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What is The Growth Mindset?

It has been taking the U.S. by storm, and it’s about to hit the shores of the U.K. as well. The ‘growth mindset’ movement is the latest way that psychologists think education could be changed for the better. So before it hits, let’s take a look at what exactly a ‘growth mindset’ is, and why […]