English baccalaureate

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There are some interesting stories in the papers about education today. Apparently, Nicky Morgan is planning to make the English baccalaureate subjects compulsory. That would mean all children taking English, maths, science, a humanity and a language at GCSE. Watch this space! In another development, John Crickland, director of the CBI wants the government to… Read more »

New GCSEs

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The specifications for the new GCSEs are gradually appearing. Any child currently in year 9 will be taking the new English and maths GCSEs. Children currently in year 8 will also take new exams in science, history, geography and languages as well as maths and English. In summary: There will be a new grading system… Read more »

Revision tips

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Exams? What exams?   Yes, it’s that time of year again; hated by both students and parents alike. Exams loom large on the horizon. There is light at the end of the tunnel however, and tackling revision in a structured and methodical way is essential.   Many young people sit in front of a pile… Read more »

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