In this Category Archive, you will find all of our articles regarding Education News UK. We keep a keen eye on the news and hope to report on this in a timely fashion.

With so much going on in education news in the UK, we hope to cover the most important happenings. Education News UK includes subject matter relating to many areas. As private and grammar school entrance is a subject under often debate, we hope to cover these matters in detail. With the government’s involvement in resurrecting the Grammar school system to its former glory. There is already (in 2018) 10 000 more grammar schools in the UK than in 2010. This growth clearly has a great impact on education news in the UK. How do these institutions lead education reform in the UK?

Keep up to date with some of our most important blogs on this subject. We hope you find what you are looking for.

Creativity in Education

Everyone knows education is one of the most valued things in our culture; it shapes young minds that take us into our terrifying future. Children starting school in September 2019 won’t be retiring until around 2090. We children have to be taught how to survive in the world in 30 years. Yet we don’t know…

Learning and Teaching

Designing School Grounds to assist Learning and Teaching School grounds can provide an enormously valuable resource for learning and teaching – for any subject, at short notice and for little or no cost. So it’s vitally important that their capacity to support curriculum delivery and opportunities for learning through play are considered in their design.…

Sunday Times Parent Power league table 2019

Private School league tables 2019

These private school league tables 2019 make a fascinating read for anyone looking at which secondary schools to send their children to. This year’s results reveal that state schools are starting to close the gap in the independent sector.  Sunday Times Parent Power – Sunday Times School League tables. Private School league tables 2019 Who…

What are T-levels

T Levels subjects explained

How are T Levels subjects explained? Our ‘T Levels explained’ blog gives all the details you need on these new technical qualifications. T Levels subjects explained They are designed as two-year courses to offer young people aged 16 to 18 a technical alternative to A levels to prepare them for a skilled job or further…

Independent school parent guide

London Independent Schools Entrance Guide

Welcome to our London independent schools entrance guide. Our other 11+ blog entries are listed at the bottom of this page. London independent schools entrance guide Navigating the independent education system This blog endeavours to touch on the following issues within the independent education system; What ages for which stage? Which pre-school? When to go…

Kumon pros and cons

Does Kumon work and if so, then what are the Kumon pros and cons? Welcome to our Kumon blog! Kumon pros and cons We examine what Kumon has to offer and look at other learning programmes including Explore Learning and The Student Support Centre. Every parent wants the best start in life for their child.…

CAT4 Tests Practice

In this GL Assessment CAT4 Tests Practice Intro, we will discuss all details surrounding the CAT4 and it’s uses. The Cognitive Ability Test: Fourth Edition (CAT4) is a standardised cognitive test. It provides insights into children’s’ ability to reason across 4 fields: verbal, non-verbal, mathematical and spatial as compared to the national average. The content of these tests…

Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test

In this Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test blog, we have a look at the different Lucid Tests and their uses. GL Assessments distribute the Lucid test portfolio. The tests are used to screen and diagnose learners with specific learning difficulties. They are also very useful in identifying potential and understanding learners’ strengths and weaknesses.…