11 Plus exam

early GCSE entries

The 11 Plus exam: What can you do to help your child?

Any parent who wishes their child to have a good standard of education will undoubtedly worry about whether their child has the potential to pass any necessary entrance exams in order the achieve this. The 11 plus exam is used to determine a child’s education after they leave primary school and a tripartite system of

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cash incentives for good grades Teenager revising for exams

Revision tips for exams

With the right approach and a lot of preparation, revising for exams need not be as stressful as you may initially fear. Whether you are revising for first year exams or finals, with these tips, you can be well on your way to success. Devise a Timetable Research has shown that short bursts of revision

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what parents can do to support their children's learning

Getting your kids to do their homework

In an ideal world our children would scurry home from school and dutifully pull out their books, eager to complete their homework before dinner. In the real world that rarely happens, and as adults we can understand our children’s need for a little downtime in their day too. Encouraging children to take a realistic approach

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My child is a genius

My child is a genius

Have you ever thought ‘my child is a genius’? While most parents are fretting that their child doesn’t fall behind in class, isn’t struggling with their studies and are praying they get the ‘clever parents’ gene, others find themselves in the unusual position of having a child that is exceptionally bright; something which brings up

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raising your child's self esteem

Is your child gifted?

Is your child gifted or are you an over enthusiastic parent wanting to believe you’ve given birth to the next Steven Hawkings? Parenthood is a funny thing: When someone else’s child brings home a piece of A4 showing The Last Supper depicted in purple, green and orange with the disciples dressed as gangsta rappers, it’s

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My child is a genius

Getting involved in your child’s education

Getting involved in your child’s education may be the last thing on your mind in your overstretched and time squeezed lifestyle. However, primary school teachers are desperately trying to get the message through that they and your kids both need your help. In the long term, what you do or don’t do at home with

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