Monthly Archives: September 2014

150,000 Infants to Receive Catch-Up Classes in Reading

According to figures from the Department of Education, more than 150,000 6 year –olds will be given extra reading lessons to help bring them up to the expected reading standard, after failing a basic literacy test taken after a year

Universities Including The Top Ones Still Have Lots Of Vacancies For Courses

A majority of Universities are still recruiting students more than a month after A Level results day. According to the Telegraph online, ‘Universities are advertising clearing vacancies on almost 22,000 degree courses even though the academic year has already started

Our role is vital in the Education of our children

Education is not limited to the classroom. It takes place in the kitchen, on the corner, as you ride or walk to any destination, when you listen or speak to others, and in the silence. -Iyanla Vanzant

Right book

There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book. ― Frank Serafini

The QS World Universities

The QS World Universities 2014/15 rankings were published yesterday and guess what? British Universities made 3 of the top 5 Universities in the World. University of Cambridge and Imperial College, London shared the 2nd position. University of Oxford and University

Switch On Your Child’s Mind

Did you know that our children’s minds are wired to learn? However being wired up is not the same as being switched on. To encourage our children to learn, we must help them make connections between learning and what they

Homework Galore for Year 7s: What can parents do?

If you are a parent like me with a year 7 son or daughter, you will notice that our kids are coming home with more homework than they had in primary school. Having lots of homework to do every evening

One In Four Parents Do Their Children’s Homework for Them

According to a recent survey, parents believe that children have “too much” homework, and what they are given is “too difficult”, leading to nearly a quarter (23 per cent) completing homework with no input from their child. In the research,