Tutor Resources

Art Tutor Resources  Art P.R.E.P has one hour art projects targeted at different grades with easy to follow guidance and flexibility with resources Tate Kids has fun quizzes and pointers for artistic exploration, aimed at primary school students Chinese Mandarin Tutor Resources The Chairman’s Bao is great for reading, writing and listening practice and is…

Sunday Times school awards 2021

Welcome to our Sunday Times school awards 2021.   Firstly, here’s our Top secondary schools awards 2021.  /  Secondly, our top private schools league tables 2021. Thirdly, prep school league tables 2021.  /  And finally, primary school league tables 2021.   Top State Secondary Schools awards 2021 1 1 Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet Barnet Selective (100%) 45.3 86.2 95.7 1 90.8…

Scottish Schools League Tables – advanced highers

Welcome to our Scottish schools league tables. Top Scottish Private Schools (Advanced Highers League Tables) Firstly, here’s our Top secondary schools awards 2021.  /  Secondly, our top private schools league tables 2021. Thirdly, prep school league tables 2021.  /  And finally, primary school league tables 2021. Here’s our Best Welsh schools 2021 and also our Top Scottish…

Prep school league tables 2021

Welcome to the Sunday Times Prep school league tables 2021.   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 Anglis 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 West…

Rankings Primary school league tables 2021

Primary school league tables 2021

.0Welcome to the Sunday Times Primary school league tables 2021. Top 50 Primary Schools in the UK 1 1 Mayflower Primary School London 114 118 114 346 50   2 2 St Antony’s RC Primary School, Forest Gate London 114 117 114 345 62   3 262= The Russell School Rickmansworth 115 115 345 30…

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What do CAT4 results mean for your child?

GL Assessment’s CAT4 results from its CAT4 assessment which is the UK’s most widely used school aptitude test. What do CAT4 results mean for your child? GL Assessment’s CAT4 requires no prior knowledge and so the best CAT4 preparation is to take CAT4 practice tests. CAT4’s Key Features It’s key features are: Availability all year…

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Bespoke Education Planning Service

Bespoke Education Planning Service Welcome to our bespoke education planning service. Understanding your family’s needs, aspirations and your child’s skills. Pinpoint your child’s strengths strengths Highlight their education gaps due to their having followed a different curriculum abroad. Be assessed by leading educational experts Discuss those potential school options we recommend Take into account all…

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American School exams practice

Welcome to our American School Exams practice site. American School Exams and Assessment Test Prep ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) SSAT Upper level 3rd Grade Math Enrichment ITBS / Iowa Tests New York State 3rd Grade Math Test State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Practice Tests Welcome to our American school exams and American College…

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Testing for dyslexia

Welcome to our testing for dyslexia/dyslexia tests info. Here are some example dyslexia questions – suitable for a child. Are you above-average intelligence, but unable to read at your grade level? Do you struggle with word problems — even though you’re good at maths? After reading a passage, can you summarise it?… Discuss the key…

Our Top 11 Plus Application Tips

Everything you need to know – here are our 11 Plus application tips. * * * CONTENT UPDATED OCTOBER 2020 * * * 11 Plus Application Tips Plus, the differences in your grammar school application are detailed below. Grammar schools are state secondary schools which select their pupils by means of an examination taken by…

What are the GCSE pass marks?

The focus of this page is What are the GCSE pass marks? * * * CONTENT UPDATED OCTOBER 2020 * * * It’s might all seem slightly confusing, but there are two pass marks. A 4 is a standard pass and 5 is a strong pass. This means that a candidate who gets nine grade-4s has, technically, passed all…

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Pupil Well-Being

With many children being homeschooled, we wanted to make more widely available MIND’s amazing Pupil Well-being at School Resources. Pupil well-being – Face mask wearing guidance Whatever your age, face masks appear helpful in reducing the spread of Covid-19 – especially for those victims who are asymptomatic. Still, those children under the age of 11…

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Try a new career teaching English online

In these troubled times, why not try a new career teaching English online. Learning how to teach English online The biggest benefits of becoming an online English teacher are by far the flexibility and the downtime. Instead of splashing out on over-priced sandwiches that you wolf down on your brief breaks between classes, you can…

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Mocks GCSEs 2021 Revision Guide

Welcome to our mocks GCSE 2021 Revision Guide. Our Mocks GCSE 2021 Revision Guide Mocks – no one likes them, everyone seems to do badly and they’re yet another excuse for teachers to have a go at you. It’s vital to stay positive and calm. There’s no need to stress. So even though mocks may not…

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Graduate Career Guides

Welcome to our graduate careers guides. Our Graduate Careers Guides Choosing the right career is one of the most important decisions in your life. Doing what you like is always the best way to approach this. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” —Confucius Therefore we…

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Pupil Pulpit – playwriting learning workshop

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a playwriting learning workshop at school with a company called Papatango. We brainstormed and then wrote our own one act plays in small groups with the assistance of a professional playwright who taught us all about the styles of writing and what makes a good story and…

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Pupil Pulpit – UKMT Maths Challenges

Welcome to our latest Pupil Pulpit on one of the UKMT Maths Challenges. UKMT Maths Challenges Last year I participated in the UKMT Maths Challenge which is a yearly challenge at three levels open to secondary school students. It is a multiple-choice maths test that translates maths skills we are taught in lessons into real-life questions…

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To home tutor or use Explore Learning?

There are three main options available for parents: to tutor or not to tutor. Or to use a learning centre, such as Explore Learning. It is estimated more than 400,000 secondary-aged school children have received private tuition  last year. Given this huge rise in tutoring in recent years, there are more avenues than ever to consider.…

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Classroom creative fluency and reading

Welcome to our Creative Fluency Resources Page. Creative fluency is the ability to generate LOTS of ideas, not necessarily different. Fluent thinkers can also “hitchhike” on one idea to come up with many more ideas. E.g. when brainstorming ways to mop up an oil spill, one idea might be to use hair clippings. “Hitchhiking” on…

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Free Private Schools Fees Scheme

There is a free private schools fees scheme that promotes access to London’s independent school sector amongst those who cannot afford to pay termly fees. Choose the school that will suit your child the best, not the one that he or she is “expected” to attend or one that can give the parent a glow…

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Brexit effect on children

How will Brexit affect British school children? It isn’t just adults who are affected by protracted Brexit negotiations. Children are too. Some are under the impression there is no longer any point learning a language. Others are simply worried that Europeans will no longer like them. According to a recent report from the British Council,…

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Our Careers Guides

Welcome to our Careers Guides – starting with our Career Strengths Test. Careers Guides – Our Career Strengths Test The Career Strengths Test assesses the most suitable inteliigence types which should guide your future career choice. It is based on the following seven types of intelligence: Self-Growth / Self-Growth Intelligence Emotional / Emotional Intelligence Logical Reasoning…

GRE Study Schedule

What’s the best GRE study schedule for me?

GRE Study Schedules 1 Week Study Schedule So you’re kind of a last-minute studier…but that’s okay because we’re here to help! 🙂 And since you’ve got very little time, you’re going to have to keep up your end of the bargain and give it your all. That’s why we developed this one-week crash course to…

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Developing Students’ Thinking

Critical thinking skills are essential in university studies, For instance, a student can use these skills to constructively question information, arguments, and ideas during his or her studies (Bouygues, 2019). Notably, students with such skills are likely to excel in their studies as university education is not all about accepting all information an individual reads…

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GL Progress Test in Maths PTM

GL Assessment’s Progress Test in Maths A progress test in mathematics entails assessing two means of learning maths that is using mathematical content and understanding and applying mathematical processes through problem-solving. The test is also essential in improving teacher workload as it has been designed to be easily accessible and straight forward with simple guidelines.…