Guide to choosing a sixth form

It is that time of the academic year when Year 10 students will begin preparing for their GCSEs, before completing their studies and exams in Year 11. But what then? Many will go on to study at a sixth form or college, while others will start apprenticeships and post-16 training

Learning without walls: Feature

Did you know that learning outside the classroom has been recognised as a proven way to engage students to a greater extent? Studies have shown that there are a range of academic and mental health benefits for education that take place elsewhere; lessons are more memorable, pupils are more enthusiastic about

The R Word – Revision

Is it too early for your Year 11 child to start thinking about revision? Well, the answer is no. In fact, the start of the academic year is a good time to start planning a strategy. Now that examinations are back after a two year break due to COVID-19, it will

An opportunity for all

Earlier in 2022, the first schools white paper in six years was released. Titled ‘Opportunity for all: strong schools with great teachers for your child’, the former Secretary of State for Education, The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP, detailed numerous plans on how the government will introduce and implement standards

Choosing a secondary school – Top tips for parents

It’s getting to that time of year again, where the kids are going back to school and some parents are returning to work after a nice break. But for those parents who have children starting year 5, there may be something playing on your mind: what secondary school will your