Following the PM’s announcement on Monday, the Government has updated its out-of-school settings guidance to reflect Step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown. The full updated guidance is available at the links below. You’ll notice that there are two versions of the guidance on each page. One of the guidance documents is the current […]
A poll conducted in August 2020 found that 44% of parents had reservations about sending their children to school full time. The poll showed a preference for reduced school time with more of a focus on remote learning. As a parent, your paramount concern is that your child is safe. These concerns are valid but […]
The 2020 A-level and GCSE results day was the first of its kind. 2020 marked the first cancellation of the exams in over three decades and left many pupils disappointed. The government’s decision to base the grades on mock results and teacher discretion meant a lot of students who did not apply themselves in their […]
The end of the school year is quickly approaching. We’ve seen some year groups return to school (be it on a reduced timetable) and it seems as though the other year groups will follow suit. The ideal situation will be to resume as normal in September. However, we must remain adaptable to the ever-changing circumstances. Independent learning is now more important than ever before.
With the unexpected breakout of COVID-19, life as we know it has changed forever. This change directly impacts the education of our children. Teachers and pupils have had to adjust to teaching and learning from home. Methods traditionally used to supplement classroom teaching have now become the primary way pupils learn. But how effective are these remote learning methods?
The digital world has greatly impacted most of our lives. The global pandemic has made us more dependent on our electronics than ever before. In the past many thought hours of screen time was synonymous with wasting time. Now we are forced to work and learn from screens on a daily basis. Digital Literacy has never been so important.
One of the hardest things about lockdown is the closing of schools. The current state of the world has added immense stress to parents and caregivers. Many are adjusting to working from home while juggling the pressures of overseeing the home learning of their children. Overnight, parents everywhere have become a home school teachers and […]
Memorising quotes for a closed book exam is daunting. I’m sure you have a book full of underlined quotes and the thought of remembering all of them is incredibly intimidating. It is difficult to know which are the most important and how to memorise all of them. Fortunately for most students,
Unseen poetry is a scary part of the exam for a lot of students. This is because you don’t have the luxury of prior study like you do with the anthology poems. The first time you see the poems will be that day – in the exam.
Shakespeare’s works have been studied in schools since the 1960s. His plays and poems are part of nearly everyone’s school experience. There is no escaping him. Since this is the case it is in your best interest to make sense of his work.