Posts Tagged ‘SATs’

Struggling with SATs exam results?

Friday, July 15th, 2016

With just 53% of children meeting the ‘expected’ standard in reading, writing and maths, almost half of primary children underachieved under the new SATs exams. How did your child do? Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan stressed parents and teachers shouldn’t compare these results with previous ones since the threshold was raised – meaning it was harder […]

Is Your Child Under Pressure?

Monday, November 30th, 2015

It’s easy to forget with the term winding down to Christmas that many children feel under pressure to succeed this time of year. Since many Eleven Plus exams are often held just after Christmas – Stockport Grammar school’s is in January, for instance – December is most definitely a revision month. GCSE and A Level students […]

The Magical World of Maths…

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Many primary school children – whether facing SATS or entrance exams – find Maths tricky. It can be abstract yet logical, requiring children to understand loads of different concepts at once. Fractions, algebra, decimals et al can be confusing at first. Because of this, children are often put off discovering more about maths’ magical wonders! […]