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Birmingham 11+ Results

The Birmingham 11+ results have been released earlier than expected this year. This gives parents more time to complete their Local Authority Preference Forms which is good news. Here’s our guide to what you need to do between now and 31st October. Halloween Deadline Don’t be spooked by choosing your child’s school. There’s nothing scary […]

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4 Best Exam Effort Rewards

The 11+ exam is not far away so we thought we’d put together some suggestions for how best to reward your child for all the effort that they’ve put in preparing for and sitting the exam! Some children need a little external stimulus to perform in exams. Others may be satisfied with the knowledge that […]

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School Holidays: A Time For Learning?

It’s a dilemma faced by many parents. You know that your child has holiday time to relax and unwind, but you also know that 6 weeks with no active learning, your child is likely to face challenges when they return to school in September. Dealing with this conundrum during school holidays has been something experts […]

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Improvement in Year 6 SATs Results

Some very welcome news from the world of education today. The Year 6 SATs results have shown a 1% increase on last year from 64% in 2018 and 61% in 2017. Progress is progress! The number of pupils reaching the level expecting of maths showed the biggest improvement compared with reading. 79% of pupils met the expected […]

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Are 11+ Mock Exams Important?

Many of you will already well into your 11+ exam preparation. However, you may be wondering, how important 11+ mock exams are to your child’s success in their 11+ journey. With about three months left until the 11+ exam in Birmingham, we look at the importance of giving your child rounded preparation for their test […]

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5 Learning Apps for Children

How to make screen time productive With the proliferation of digital communication technology, many children will have received a tablet this Christmas. Here’s our guide to the best learning apps for children. Your children won’t even know they’re learning with some of them! Some of these apps are for Android and Apple, or just one. […]

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