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How to be a SMART learning goal setter!

Goal Setting Setting achievable goals is really important in helping your child to meet their full potential. The best way to set goals is to do this with your children, and using a set formula. Once they understand the SMART learning goal system they should be able to set all sorts of goals for themselves. […]

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King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys – Grammar School Guide

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys Headteacher: Mr Simon Bird Motto: Haec olim meminisse iuvabit (It will give us pleasure one day to remember these things) History: Handsworth Grammar School for Boys is the newest addition of the King Edward VI schools, having joined the King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham in September […]

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Become Your Child’s 11+ Tutor

How can you help your child with their 11+ preparation at home When you are trying to prepare your child for the 11+ exam, it can be hard to know the best way you can support them in the home. Hiring an 11+ tutor or taking your child to an 11+ tuition centre is an option, […]

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11 Plus: Completing the Secondary School Preference Form

What do you need to do now you’ve received your child’s 11 plus exam results? By now you should have received your child’s 11 plus exam results. Firstly, even a good score might not always guarantee access to certain grammar schools due to the competitive nature of the top schools. The next stage to picking your child’s secondary […]

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Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls – Grammar School Guide

Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls Headteacher: Dr Barbara Minards Motto: Not for Our Own Advantage, but for the Common Good History: The school originally started as Sutton Coldfield High School. The school opened in 1929 having been originally mooted from 1906. Several sites were considered prior to Jockey Road being chosen. In 1962, the […]

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