Monthly Archives: February 2013

Contest is the stuff of dreams

http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Contest-stuff-dreams/story-18275701-detail/story.html#axzz2MDIqngtp BEING able to paint the Earth from the moon and becoming a world-class pianist are some of the dreams of Ashford children. Imaginations were fired at a half-term workshop at the Kip McGrath Education Centre in Norman Road. Children … Continue reading

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Dream a Big Dream Writing Workshop

On Friday 22nd February we are holding our creative writing workshop, partly helping some of our students write their entry for the Dream a Big Dream writing competition. We can’t wait to find out their dreams, whether large or small. … Continue reading

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I hope that all children have dreams, whether they are big (to “run the world”) or on a slightly more realistic level (my seven-year-old son aspires to be a sweetshop owner). A new writing…

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Children’s Hour: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

    Children’s Hour: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. With thanks to Lucybird’s Book Blog and her weekly Children’s Hour post. Our two children have loved this, Michael Rosen at his very best in our opinion. We have spent … Continue reading

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Revision Tips

Revision Tips  Again, a huge thanks to Bill Moody, see I told you he was a marvellous font of knowledge, please go and follow his blog. http://tutorleeds.wordpress.com/blog/page/2/ Time   Make an early start. When is a good time to start? … Continue reading

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Which Student Are You?

Which student are you? I came across this article from a wonderful colleague, Bill Moody, the Centre Director of Kip McGrath Adel Leeds, and just had to pass it on. http://tutorleeds.wordpress.com/blog/page/2/    Typical C Grade and Above Candidate   Knows … Continue reading

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New SATs for Yr.6 in 2013. Are you ready?

New SATs for Yr.6 in 2013.  Are you ready? Major changes have been made to the 2013 SATs exams for Key Stage 2 pupils in the UK.  This year is the first time that children will be doing the spelling, grammar … Continue reading

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