NEWS AND ARTICLES

Our latest blogs, written by our teachers and families.

Back to school after COVID – advice for parents
01 Mar 2021
Homeschooling, remote learning, and lockdown restrictions have been the normality for most of us since Christmas. However, with infection and death rates (thou...
The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents 2021
28 Feb 2021
This article provides a guide for parents of current Year 5 children looking to prepare them for the 11+ Exam in September 2021 to enter their child into Year 7...
The Average Child
25 Feb 2021
The Average Child by Mike Buscemi I don't cause teachers trouble; My grades have been okay. I listen in my classes. I'm in school every day. My teachers think...
Support Your Dyslexic Child: A Guide for Parents 2021
23 Feb 2021
It is estimated that dyslexia affects about a tenth of the population in the UK and is the most common of all specific learning difficulties. Dyslexia is often...
An Overview of the Primary Curriculum: A Guide for Parents 2021
21 Feb 2021
This article provides a guide for parents who want to have a better understanding of the current Primary School National Curriculum The Primary Years The role...
Primary KS1 and KS2 SATs: Updated Guidance for Parents 2021
18 Feb 2021
Coronavirus impact on SATs 2021 Are SATs still going ahead in 2021? Updated 06 January 2021: In recognition of the challenges posed by the pandemic, the Depar...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents 2021
03 Feb 2021
This article provides a guide for parents of children looking to enter their child into Year 7 (11+ Entry) or Year 9 (13+ Entry) at an Independent School in Sep...
Supporting Your Children (and Yourself) throughout School Closure: A Guide for Parents January 2021
30 Jan 2021
This article provides a guide for parents supporting their children (and themselves) throughout the period of school closure. Parenting is not easy. Although i...
Latest COVID Guidance throughout the duration of national lockdown: 05 January 2021
05 Jan 2021
This provides a summary of the updated [Government Guidance](https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home) for parents and tutors regarding tuitio...