Studying with COVID-19: Dinosaurs

With schools across the world closing and parents working from home during the global COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are finding themselves more involved in their children’s education than ever before.

The Importance of Interview Skills

If you’ve never interviewed someone for a position, it’s easy to underestimate the importance of interviews. You might think that a bad interview shouldn’t make that much difference; it’s just

The Importance Of Mock Exams

  18.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Many students experience mock exams as an unfairness; if they have to do the real exams, it seems unreasonable that they should have to do a fake practice version as

A Checklist Of Skills For Year 6

  11.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

By the time your child reaches the end of primary school in year 6, it's particularly important for them to have mastered a range of skills, as their secondary school

A Checklist Of Skills For Year 2

  4.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Is your child sitting Key Stage 1 SATs this year? These exams measure your child’s progress in primary school so far, and you may be wondering what they’re expected to

Why Choose Oxbridge?

The two oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK are the University of Cambridge (founded 1209) and the University of Oxford (founded so long ago that the date is

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Even if you’ve never heard the phrase “summer learning loss”, as a parent you’ll probably have seen its impact. The long summer holiday is a time for children to relax

Top tips for secondary school applications

Secondary school applications can be a stressful experience. That’s especially true in a county like Oxfordshire that’s home to several of the country’s leading independent schools, including Magdalen College School,

Timetabling Revision

This week marks the February half term in most students calendars. A chance to relax after the hectic January term, to see friends but also to revise. With only 80

LEARNING TO LOVE FAILURE

JK Rowling was rejected by 12 major publishing houses, Thomas Edison took 10,000 attempts to invent the lightbulb and Michael Jordan is known for missing more than 9000 shots in