Back to school after lockdown

Back to school after lockdown

June 1st is the date that the Prime Minister announced that children can begin returning to school in England following ten weeks of lockdown. He announced that it would be done in stages, with primary schools opening up for years six, one and reception and the hope...
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...