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WRITING CLUBS – WHAT’S THE STORY?

WRITING CLUBS – WHAT’S THE STORY?

The purpose of the clubs is simple – to extend individual writing attainment, strengthen vocab and key skills, and build writing confidence. And the improvement has been staggering. "I’m quite amazed that you can have such an impact on his handwriting in just four...

Don’t be afraid of 11+ Reasoning

Don’t be afraid of 11+ Reasoning

As an 11+ tutor of many years my role isn’t limited to teaching primary children how to pass the exam, but it includes nurturing and hand-holding parents through the process too. And I’ve noticed that many of you are really quite anxious about reasoning. Reasoning...

Argh! It’s my child’s 11+ year…

Argh! It’s my child’s 11+ year…

Those of us who pride ourselves on being on top of everything school-related have had our world turned upside-down recently. Parents of Year 5s with the Kent Test on the horizon are particularly anxious. But one of the toughest things to manage in a normal year is...

Mocks, mocks glorious mocks!

Mocks, mocks glorious mocks!

Don't go thinking that mock exams should be left until the last minute. Mocks are a fantastic diagnostic tool and should be experienced as early as possible. And they are all running as live, digital sessions at the moment. Ours are warm, reassuring events where we...