- Opening schools a national priority, says governmentSchools Minister Nick Gibb says schools and families will have two weeks' notice for reopening.
- Poor white teens in 'left behind' towns not going to uniWatchdog warns of low university chances for white working class youths in former industrial towns.
- 'Knackered and confused.' That's just the parentsThe lack of certainty about schools returning is fraying the exhausted nerves of parents.
- Covid: Oldham school to withdraw places for lockdown-breach pupilsSeveral pupils at the school admitted visiting other households, breaking Covid-19 lockdown rules.
- Covid: Schools will be told of reopening plans 'as soon as we can'Boris Johnson says he understands parents' frustrations but the infection rate is "still very high".
- Covid: Teachers 'not at higher risk' of death than averageThe highest-risk job roles were in restaurants, care work and manufacturing.
- Opening schools a national priority, says government
- RT @nufcscott1968: @ElswickMag @geordiedentist Pat Heard, Gary Megson and Albert Craig all better than Hendrick and Shelvey. 11 hours ago
- @GeorgeCaulkin Seems like Bruce's way of the last 2 1/2 games is the same as whoever's way it was before that.... 11 hours ago
- @steve0191 @geordiedentist not playing as a unit solely down to coaching and drilling...easiest thing to sort for a coach 11 hours ago
- @lee_ryder few weeks, virtually 18 months, struggle to see the game plan either attacking or defending or transitio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 12 hours ago
- @ClennellPeter coaching! ? season and a half of coaching by a man who's regressed every player and every team concept and stat 12 hours ago
Tag Archives: General Certificate of Secondary Education
In an article on the BBC website Michael Gove is pushing for teacher’s pay to be linked to performance. The report is sketchy on details, but high on soundbites from the Education Minister, somewhat in keeping with most of his … Continue reading
What ingredients are needed to make a good tutor? 1) Qualifications A person should be qualified to do the job they are being paid to do. We want a plumber who is qualified, a car mechanic who is qualified, a … Continue reading
CHOOSING A SECONDARY SCHOOL by Sally Fisher Choosing the right secondary school for your child can be a daunting process, particularly if it’s your first time at it. Everyone has an opinion about ‘the best school’ but its important to … Continue reading
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
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
The chaos surrounding GCSE English grades took another step to incredulity. The Welsh Education Secretary “ordered” the WJEC board to re-examine the grades awarded in English. Why is this chaotic? The WJEC version of English GCSE is offered to schools in … 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