Posts Tagged ‘Grammar school entry’

Is your child falling through the SEN gap?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

As a popular tuition service across Trafford, we meet so many parents who have constant worries about their child’s education. This year was no exception… One of the problems in schools, whether at primary or secondary, is that there is only so much support available to struggling children in the classroom. Unless your child has […]

The Big Benefits to Summer Learning

Monday, July 4th, 2016

With some schools in Manchester and Cheshire already breaking up for the summer, that means many children have almost two months off. And even if your child has a 6 week break, it’s still a LONG time without any learning whatsoever. Did you know that American studies have concluded that ‘brain drain’ is real? Children […]

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 […]

Countdown to the Eleven Plus exam starts now!

Monday, August 24th, 2015

For many parents, the summer holiday is too long a break… Children often get out of the study habit, making it more difficult to get back into the school mindset come September. With only a week before most schools re-open for the autumn term, and with 11+ exams looming, it can help to get back into the swing of things […]

Summer tuition … is it for you?

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Shortly, it’ll be a case of ‘school’s out for the summer.’ No more lessons for weeks, even months! While a family holiday or  fun day out can help children recharge their batteries, for many parents the initial excitement of school hols wears off quickly. How to stave off boredom often becomes the challenge. Little wonder […]