Archive for May, 2016

Is Your Child Cut Out for Grammar School?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The summer term is a busy time of year across Manchester and Cheshire as local grammar schools host open evenings for 2017 entry. It’s a fantastic opportunity for parents and children to have a ‘taster’ of local Trafford schools such as Altrincham Grammar, Sale, Urmston and Stretford… During opening evenings, you can chat to teachers and current […]

Who says you have to be perfect?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

With the year 6 Sats last week, reports in the media revealed how stressed children were in the lead up to them.. And how tough the tests were. Life, of course, is full of challenge. We can’t shield our children from that… After all, once they are in the job market, they’ll face stiff competition to get […]

Need last minute revision techniques that work?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

May is officially the start of exam season! It’s also the time when panic can seriously set in if you haven’t got into the habit of regular revision yet. Rather than freak out, here’s how to get organised … fast! 1. Spread revision topics out over several days, rather than revise one subject intensively. This […]