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. Ours are warm, reassuring events where we avoid end-of-the-curriculum content that they are yet to cover....

How’s your child’s work/life balance?

Homework hacks for overwhelmed families

Is your 11+ preparation being driven off-course by your child's intolerable homework burden? How are you supposed to fit extra work around everything else that seems to be thrown at your family-time? Well here are 6 key hacks to help you come up with a plan that works...