- New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'Private school leader urges caution over interpretation of new grading system for exams in England.
- Two MPs quit Bath University roles over vice-chancellor's pay dealIt follows criticism of the £451k salary of University of Bath vice-chancellor Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell.
- More graduates leave Wales than arrive, report saysGraduate jobs have not been created by firms at the rate public sector jobs are lost, an expert says.
- Cambridge University Press reverses China censorship moveCambridge University Press restores access to sensitive China stories after academics protest.
- Clearing placements at five-year high, early figures showNew figures show record numbers placed through clearing as universities seek to fill places.
- Boys help to raise A-level gradesBoys overtake girls in top A-level grades - but university entries are down, with many places available.
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Tag Archives: Secondary school
http://www.itv.com/news/2012-11-08/the-best-start-in-life/ I have two confessions to make….. I didn’t see this programme….. because I was tutoring children There, got it out of my system. Reading the headlines, the blog posts and tweets I think it’s important to make a distinction … Continue reading
BBC News – Parents not schools boost exam success, study suggests. This article on the BBC website caught my eye this morning, confirming something that I’d always believed and seen throughout my career. I’m lucky now, owning and running 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
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
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
Under new proposals from Michael Gove the Government want pupils who do not receive a C grade at GCSE maths to continue studying maths to 18. Sean Coughlan of BBC Education explains “The changes, linked to raising the leaving age … Continue reading
Fabulous news, Zoe the new owner of Kip McGrath Sevenoaks has just recently received her planning permission for her new centre. You can see from this outside photo what a wonderful Kip McGrath Centre it’s going to be.
After completing their work at Kip McGrath last night I was brought in to a very erudite conversation about the impact of any potential change. Erin, Helen and Louise are all at secondary school, (Year9 and Year10) and were worried … Continue reading
Education Secretary Michael Gove Gove plans to scrap dumbed-down GCSEs and National Curriculum in the biggest revolution in education for 30 years. Leaked documents seen by the Daily Mail suggest that the most radical shake up in school examinations are being … Continue reading