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Private Tutor - Ages Pre-school to Year 6

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Should dads be reading more with their children?

  • Posted On: 30 October 2017
Should dads be reading more with their children?

New research suggests that fathers reading with their children can be beneficial to both father and child. Blackpool has set up the FRED scheme to help fathers have access to books through libraries and has built up their confidence to read with their children. The outcome appears to be that children's self-esteem, relationships and behaviour are improved and they are doing better at school.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41742797


Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra inspires primary school children

  • Posted On: 14 October 2017
Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra inspires primary school children

Watch the fascinating video of the Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra playing for a school in Newcastle to encourage new musicians.  One little boy said 'the music was beautiful and it made me smile'.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-tyne-41447838/orchestra-takes-music-into-the-classroom


Is the end in sight for year 2 SATs?

  • Posted On: 18 September 2017
Is the end in sight for year 2 SATs?

The Department for Education is proposing to do away with the SATs test at year 2 by the early 2020s and replace it with a teacher assessment when children start school.  You can read more on the BBC website:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41274741


Welcome To My Website

  • Posted On: 15 September 2017
Welcome To My Website

This is the first news post on my website which is aimed at sharing current educational news items and information about the services I can offer you and your children.

Please do keep checking in to see what I am up to...


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