- Primary league tables: How did your school do?New primary school league table data for England has been published by the Department for Education.
- Laurent Simons: Belgian child prodigy drops out of universityHis parents removed him after the university said he wouldn't graduate before turning 10.
- Police probe alleged fraud at Scottish Qualifications AuthorityAn investigation has been launched into an alleged six-figure fraud at the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
- Parent school donations 'exacerbating inequality'In 2017-18, the average school in London raised £43,000 from donations. In Yorkshire, it was about £13,300.
- General election 2019: Do EU state aid rules stop school bus services?Claims about EU state aid rules causing problems for school bus provision fact-checked.
- General election 2019: Under-30s question politicians in TV debateThe BBC Question Time debate also saw fiery exchanges on climate change, electoral reform and trust.
- Primary league tables: How did your school do?
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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Wow, what a start to the day, Olympic Torch going from Hampton Court Palace on the Thames, carried on the Royal rowbarge Gloriana. Coupled with Big Ben chiming for 3 minutes, with churches across the country doing the same. … Continue reading
Five Tips to get Kids Reading. Some really straightforward tips from Sarah at Kip McGrath Tonbridge. I really like point 3, the impact for children seeing their parents read is huge, especially for boys seeing their dad’s reading. Our two … Continue reading
Following on from this blog post in April the Fisher family decided that rather than sit on a beach or around a hotel pool we were going to do a staycation this year. We decided that we wanted to really … Continue reading
I’ve been an avid reader of Michael Rosen’s blogs and particularly his crusade about reading. As a teacher I came late to the debate. It was only when I moved out of teaching PE into a SplD unit in a … Continue reading
Thought of the day… When you are frustrated/cross with other people, don’t get mad, vow to do good things for other people that day, focus your energies on the positives! Pay it Forward Friday! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0223897/
Last Friday was an exciting day in the Fisher household, our two children were getting their reports. They have had a good year, they’re settled and happy (a move last June had forced a change of school) Hannah had passed … Continue reading
Like many parents in my situation (Year 1 son involved in the first year of the process) I continue to be somewhat mystified by the Government (not schools, I realise the teachers I talk to are in broadly the same … Continue reading
Originally posted on Kip McGrath Scunthorpe Tutors' Blog:
Governors hit back at Gove’s ‘badge of status’ comments BBC |July 6, 2012 _ Governors have hit back at the education secretary’s claims that they can be “local worthies” who view their…
Preparing my child for secondary education. This is a most fabulous blog from Clare and Martin Rimmer of Kip McGrath Lisburn about the process of transferring to Secondary School. As the father of a daughter moving to Grammar School in … Continue reading