Evaluate Your Strategic Thinking

Evaluate Your Strategic Thinking

Strategic thinking can be a valuable skill, both in business and your personal life. Strategic thinking refers to the ability to think about, assess, evaluate and arrive at decisions about the future. It is, in fact, the way in which you use your thinking and would, therefore, be classified as a critical thinking skill. Leadership…

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Tutor training that puts you at the top

Myelin Academia has set a new precedence in the industry as the first tutor training to be recognised by an OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation, Training Qualifications UK. Their Level 3 Award in Applied Tutor Training represents a new entry-level for tutoring. (Make sure to find a wonderful discount code for training with Myelin Academia below.)…

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8 Amazing Ways to Improve Your French Learning

French has been described as one of the hardest Latin-based languages to learn, especially for English speakers. The most challenging part of French learning seems to be pronunciation. French has sounds that English speakers aren’t used to. This is why French is forever marked as a difficult language to learn. Neither English nor French is…

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Best schools Northern Ireland league table 2021

Find the best schools Northern Ireland league table 2021 listed below.   Here’s our Best Welsh schools 2021 and also our Top Scottish schools 2021. Then next our Best West Midlands schools 2021 and our good East Anglia schools 2021. And then next are our Best North East schools 2021. Next our Top Schools South East 2021 and top schools East Midlands 2021. Also our Best North…

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Best Welsh schools 2021

Find the best Welsh schools 2021 listed below. No other school has pulled off a transformation on the same scale as Ysgol Y Preseli, our Welsh State Secondary School of the Decade. En route to winning one of our unique awards for this pandemic year, the 800-pupil bilingual school has soared nearly 300 places in…

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Best Scottish schools 2021

Find the best Scottish schools 2021 listed below. East Renfrewshire breaks new ground in this year’s Parent Power as the first local authority to have all of its secondary schools in our rankings of the top 100 schools in Scotland. Good Scottish schools 2021 Three of its seven schools, southwest of Glasgow – St Ninian’s…

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Best West Midlands schools 2021

Features of the best West Midlands schools 2021 listed below. King Edward VI School, is Shakespeare’s school in Stratford-upon-Avon, is The Sunday Times State Secondary School of the Decade. It has shown the greatest improvement over the past 10 years. From 93rd place in 2011, it reached 12th place last year. King Edward School in…

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Best North East schools 2021

Summary features of the best North East schools 2021 are listed below. Durham is clearly the region’s educational hotspot. It has the fewest schools overall in our state and independent rankings But it still manages to have a small number of the best schools in the country, achieving the highest grades at A-level and GCSE.…

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Best Schools South East 2021

Summary features of the best schools south east schools 2021 listed below. 244 high-performing state and independent schools featuring in our rankings, contributes four of our 26 Schools of the Decade. 133 of the 500 top-performing state secondary schools are to be found in the southeast Yet the appetite for independent education is huge, with…

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Best schools North West 2021

Features of the best schools North West 2021 listed below. A strong showing for primary schools in the northwest in this year’s Parent Power rankings. Took 81 / 500 of the Sunday Times places… Made up of 50 state secondary schools and 31 independents from the northwest. So the north west is one of the leading…

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Best Northern Schools 2021

Find a comprehensive list of the Best Northern schools 2021 below. Competition in education is fierce in Yorkshire with a three-way tussle for supremacy between the independent, grammar and comprehensive sectors. Some of the best schools in the country are to be found here — underlined by the award of three Schools of the Decade in…

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Best East Anglia schools 2021

Summary features of the Best East Anglia schools 2021 listed below. The digital learning revolution came early to the Stephen Perse Foundation, our East Anglia Independent School of the Decade. Former headteacher Tricia Kelleher, who retired last summer, brought in screens alongside books nearly 10 years ago, posting a series of lessons on iTunes, available…

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Best London Schools 2021

Find the list for the Best London schools 2021 below. This year, London represented 86 of the top 500 state secondaries and 65 of the best independent schools. Top of the London Schools Table  St Paul’s Girls’ School has topped the Sunday Times independent school rankings for nine years straight.  Similarly, Barnet’s highly selective boys’…

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Best schools East Midlands 2021

Read more below as to which are the Best Schools East Midlands 2021. Eight of the top 10 state secondary schools in the East Midlands are part of the Lincolnshire Consortium of Grammar Schools, led by Caistor Grammar School, The Sunday Times East Midlands State Secondary School of the Decade. Over the past 10 years,…

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Cultivating Self-Belief in Your Child

Tennis player turned executive performance coach, Marius Barnard discusses what broader life lessons young players can learn through their participation in sport. How their self-belief can be built through their participation in sport. Coaches, parents and players often overlook character building and individual development when assessing the benefits of sport and what it can teach…

Asking for a private school bursary

What are the key points to remember when asking for a private school bursary? Want to send your child to private school, but don’t have the necessary funds? We give you some top private school bursary tips below. Asking for a private school bursary The cost of private schools continues to increase above the rate…

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Virtual Sixth Form Open Days

Times have changed. You can no longer just phone up a chosen school or attend a few different Sixth Forms that seem of interest. As most of the world has moved online, so has school applications. This, of course, includes open days turning into virtual open evenings and virtual video tours. This is not all…

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Data Challenge For Girls

Girls in Data and Pioneer launched some amazing initiatives over this summer and through the lockdown. They have been working hard at bridging the gap between commercial business problems and education. With a mission of helping girls become aware of the many opportunities in data, they created a platform to not only talk about it…

11+ English Practice and 11+ English Tips

Our focus in this week’s blog is on 11+ English Papers Practice Tips. 11+ English Practice / 11+ English Tips  Your understanding will be tested in many different ways, including: Presenting the same information in a different way Identifying the key points Distinguishing between what is portrayed as fact and fiction Inferences Deductions There are…

Are my 11 Plus results good enough?

Welcome to our 11+ blog titled, When is 11 Plus results day?. * * * CONTENT UPDATED NOVEMBER 2020 * * * Welcome to our 11+ blog entry called ‘When is 11 Plus results day?’. Our other 11+ blog entries are listed at the bottom of this page.   When is our county’s 11 plus…