Homeschooling Resources

Homeschooling Resources

Primary  (many are for secondary as well) Maths https://nrich.maths.org/14600 https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary 5-a-day https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary#maths https://wild.maths.org/ https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/...
How to study at home?

How to study at home?

How to study at home for secondary students? In these uncertain times of coronavirus, with schools partially closed and families and young people self-isolating, this is the big question. At first, the prospect of an indefinite school holiday might sound exciting and...
Preparing your child for primary SATs

Preparing your child for primary SATs

I’m sure I am not the only person who feels a mixture of relief and surprise that it is already March, and that we are only a few weeks away from the Easter break.  Children are more than half way through the school year, and the summer term is just around the corner....
The benefits of mentoring for successful learning

The benefits of mentoring for successful learning

When working with teachers I often ask them to describe a successful learner.  Responses from schools across the country always include students who: Are well organised and able to plan systematically Ask questions and take risks to try things without fear of making...
Children’s Working Memory

Children’s Working Memory

My oldest friend recently came to stay, and we all enjoyed a wholesome weekend of country walks, chats, lots of food, and playing games with the children.  Relishing her role as Godmother, my friend was excited to introduce my daughter to the joys of cats cradle, a...