- 'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
- 'I found a job I love through battling depression'Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.
- 'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
- Should children be heard in court?Campaigners say youngsters should be allowed to put their views to judges.
- It was change sex or die - transgender girlEllen - one of the first primary school children to transition in the UK - lets readers into her inner world.
- Meet the UK's oldest university studentsIn your 70s and 80s? Time to start university, say the second-chance students.
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Monthly Archives: September 2012
One of the most common questions we get asked is about who comes to tuition, who our service is for. In reality every child really is different, we don’t pigeonhole them at all, but here are a few generalised categories … Continue reading
“We have the best generation of teachers and headteachers we have ever had.” For once I agree with Michael Gove. We do have some great teachers, my wife was one of the very best, one of the very first Advanced … Continue reading
“We have the best generation of teachers and headteachers we have ever had.”
When exam results improve it’s down to grade inflation, not the work of the best generation of teachers. What have these teachers doing that is so wonderful but doesn’t affect grades of their students?
“Critical to reform is ending an exam system that has narrowed the curriculum, forced idealistic professionals to teach to the test”
Michael Gove, Conservative Education Minister announcing the rationale for ending GCSE’s.
Perhaps our teachers just became successful at doing what the Conservative Education Minister who introduced GCSE’s wanted, getting students to know what they had to do to get a certain grade.
‘examination grades should have a clearer meaning and pupils and teachers need clearer goals. We accordingly need grade-related criteria which will specify the knowledge, understanding and skills expected for the award of particular grades.’
Keith Joseph, Conservative Education Secretary, announcing the introduction of GCSE’s replacing O Levels
The Government announced their plans to shake up the exam systems today. Here are the key announcements. GCSE’s in core subjects, English, Maths and Science, to be replaced by English Baccalaureate Certificate. These will begin in September 2015. First exams … Continue reading
A return to O Levels? There is a big announcement today of the replacement for the GCSE exams. Follow this blog this week as we try to explain the changes and the impact it will have on our students. Related … Continue reading
RETRO FOOD RECIPES : Casserole, Stew & Hotpot Recipes. Arrived back from mountain biking in Bedgebury Forestvwith the kids to find Sally had this website up on the following making a couple of the recipes for the freezer. Combine a … Continue reading
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