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Is it beneficial for summer- born children to start school a year later?

  • Posted On: 14 June 2018
Is it beneficial for summer- born children to start school a year later?

A government study looked at whether it was beneficial to delay a summer -born child's entry into the reception class. Read more by clicking on the link below.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-44155068?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c77jz3mdqr1t/primary-education&link_location=live-reporting-story


First lesson for free during June 2018!

  • Posted On: 15 May 2018
First lesson for free during June 2018!

Your child's first lesson will be free of charge throughout the month of June 2018.

I look forward to hearing from you.


DfE is calling for compulsory registration for home educated children

  • Posted On: 12 April 2018
DfE is calling for compulsory registration for home educated children

With 45,500 children in Britain today being home educated Ministers are feeling the need to keep a check on these children to ensure all children get, as Lord Agnew stated, a "suitable and safe education." 

Read more:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43718212


New times tables tests for Year 4 children

  • Posted On: 17 February 2018
New times tables tests for Year 4 children

Are young children tested enough already in school or will the new  tests be an incentive to make sure children do leave primary school knowing their times tables? Read more below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43046142


Are we branding children as young as nursery by putting them into ability groups?

  • Posted On: 26 December 2017
Are we branding children as young as nursery by putting them into ability groups?

Reasearchers are looking into the effects of putting children into ability groups in EYFS and KS1.  They are concerned that some children are made to believe right from the start that they cannot achieve because they know they are in a low ability group. Read the report at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42154013?intlink_from_url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c77jz3mdqr1t/primary-education&link_location=live-reporting-story


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