Education News

Hi-de-ho Peeps! There's a lot of change going on in the education world, particularly with regards to testing. I thought I'd share what I know for the parents and students out there. I should clarify that this tends to be true of state-funded schools but private and academy ones are more varied in their approach. [...]

Exams And More Exams

Morning  Peeps! I know it's Sunday, but if you have a child approaching GCSEs, A-Levels or SATs right now- or are taking them yourselves-  then this is for you. If you haven't already, you may want to read Back To The Grindstone/The Final Push and start from there. For SATs takers: Top Tips for SATs Prep SATs [...]

Back To The Grindstone/The Final Push

Morning Peeps! Today (or at some point this week) the schools go back for Summer Term....yes, summer... even though we've not really had spring yet! For many kids (and teachers) this is the beginning of the final slog, exams are imminent. Remind them to try their best, keep calm and that there's always another chance. Some [...]

SATs Practice

Morning Peeps! If you have a child in year 5 0r 6 (aged 10-11) then you probably know the SATs tests are in May. Parents keep asking me for practice papers so their child can get some extra revision in. I will put some links below, but first, a word of warning: Most children will [...]