When preparing students for the 9 Plus school entrance exams, you may find that there aren't a great number of resources out there (especially compared with the 7 or 8 Plus). This blog suggests a few resources which can be used by students as a starting point for 9 Plus preparation.
Mike January, 2020
So... you have chosen an article to base your economics internal assessment ("IA") on and are moving to the next step of planning your IA. This article sets out a seven-step process that you can use to make writing your IA that little bit easier.
In this blog Sobia explains the new GCSE 9-1 grading system and answers common questions around it. The new system will be rolled out in full by Summer 2020.
Sobia January, 2020
A love of reading is a key factor in becoming a successful reader. The more your child enjoys reading, the more motivated they will be to read frequently, and so the more advanced their reading skills will become. In this blog, Rosie sets out 10 tips to help children to see reading as a pleasure, rather than a chore.
Rosie January, 2020
“So how do I get a stable internet connection on the yacht?” says the student, “leave it to me, I know just what to do” says the super tutor.
As the private tutoring industry has grown over the past generation, so too have the tales of those lucky individuals that have profited most from this rise. From stories of famous tutors in South Korea and Japan earning one million dollars a year to tutors in London earning £1,500 an hour to prepare students for entry to the most competitive private schools, the tutoring industry, like any other, has its top earners.
In this blog, Maggie will discuss the importance of regular language revision - even when school is out! She will give some tips on how to implement language revision throughout your school holidays in a fun, quick and easy way.
Maggie December, 2019
Finding high-quality books which your child enjoys reading is the first step to ensuring they become good readers and writers. This blog gives some 'must-reads' for children aged 6 to 8. The books listed are both good quality texts and highly popular with children of this age group.
Is your child worried about an upcoming interview at 11 or 13 Plus? Finnian, one of our most experienced school entrance tutors, gives a valuable set of tips and hints for both parents and students in how to succeed at this tricky point in the process.
Finnian November, 2019