Archive for January, 2016

Is your child anxious?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

With worrying statistics hitting the headlines, it’s important to understand how anxiety can affect young people – and what you can do to help. First off, anxiety stops us from focusing properly – making it harder to learn. Research shows that when information enters the brain of an anxious person, it isn’t processed properly or stored in long-term […]

How To Create Your Revision Timetable

Monday, January 18th, 2016

For many of you taking exams in the summer term after Easter, it’s essential to get your revision underway now. Now’s the best time to perfect your revision timetable, and to address any grey areas you’ve always struggled with. Leaving this until after Easter will cause panic. So instead, here are some practical revision suggestions to […]

Does Your Child Know Their Times Tables?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has announced that all children leaving primary education must know their times tables inside out. Not just up to 10×10, but 12×12. The DFE’s war on innumeracy will see year 6 children tested in new computer-style exams from next year on. This, on top of a new curriculum, will put further […]