Curriculum, Key Stages and Ofsted

  • Re-taking A levels

    Not all students were jumping for joy when they received their A Level results, but whether your results were expected or a disappointing surprise, you need not be maudlin for long. For many, A Levels are the gateway into university and the majority of courses require students to achieve specific grades to enrol on a

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    Study mentoring at university

    Going to University can feel like a big jump to lots of young people; new life skills are needed for independent living such as budgeting and keeping on top of bill paying. The change is also reflected in the academic expectations in that university students are expected to take much more responsibility for getting their

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    How to keep your child engaged at school

    When kids start school they are usually incredibly eager to get there. The friendships, fun and socialisation drives them in a new and exciting way, allowing development to accelerate. By the time they reach adolescence however, we often see a completely different picture with teenagers often becoming disengaged. This time can cause a lot of

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    What happens if your child doesnt like their teacher

    Studies show that a child’s relationship with their teacher has a major impact on a child’s ability to learn, and if your child reacts well to his or her teacher, they are more likely to want to learn and will ultimately achieve higher grades. We all remember a favourite teacher who made lessons fun, but

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    Military Families

    Military Families: How to Keep a Child’s Education Stable Children in military families can be subject to unpredictable and irregular living arrangements. Redeployment can occur as frequently as every few years, or even months, and can often mean a move to a new country, with a vastly different educational system. Ensuring that children in these

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    Learning a foreign language

    If you’ve got a bit of spare time on your hands you might want to consider learning a foreign language. Perhaps you’re planning a trip abroad and you’d like to learn the lingo, or maybe you just want to add to your skills base?  Speaking a second language is also widely reported to slow the

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