How to encourage a reluctant writer

How to encourage a reluctant writer

Writing is one of the most powerful skills that anybody can have. We all benefit from written words in one way or another, whether it is a good fun book, instructions on the packaging of food, lyrics to a song, or even this blog! If your child is...

How to encourage a reluctant reader

How to encourage a reluctant reader

Reading is an important life skill. A popular quote says “Today’s reader, tomorrow a leader’ (Margaret Fuller). We all want the best for our children, and being able to read and comprehend, is essential to making the most of life. So, what...

Online learning during lockdown

Online learning during lockdown

Since last year, “online learning”, “remote education”, “home schooling” – whatever you choose to call it, is something that parents and guardians have become accustomed to. All over the country and around the world, they have had to become...

What is the 11 Plus (11+)?

What is the 11 Plus (11+)?

Choosing a secondary school for your child is often one of the most difficult elements of a parent’s journey through the school system. There are many different types of schools to choose from including academies, independent schools, grammar...