How to Improve Speed Reading for Exams

Reading Technique for 11+ The reading technique for exams differs from how students are taught to read for pleasure. Under time constraints, many children skim a text and so struggle to identify and then explain key points of the passage. 

Read More »

How to Learn Vocabulary for the 11+ Exams

Expanding Children’s Vocab Learning 11+ Vocabulary Many students are currently reading, reciting, and remembering a variety of complex vocabulary for entrance exams and 11+ tests. But many students find this method of learning vocabulary tedious. Here are some suggestions of

Read More »

Book Review: Descriptosaurus

Improving Children’s Creative Writing There’s a lot to consider when children start creative writing, the Descriptosaurus makes things a little bit easier.  Children’s Creative Writing As an English teacher and independent tutor, I see a variety of children who wish

Read More »

Supporting Students Going Back to School in 2020

Supporting Students Back to School after COVID Book Tuition 100 hours per day The average amount of time that students have spent per day on school work during school closures, according to a report by the National Foundation for Education

Read More »

How to Improve Speed Reading for Exams

Reading Technique for 11+ The reading technique for exams differs from how students are taught to read for pleasure. Under time constraints, many children skim a text and so struggle to identify and then explain key points of the passage. 

Read More »

How to Learn Vocabulary for the 11+ Exams

Expanding Children’s Vocab Learning 11+ Vocabulary Many students are currently reading, reciting, and remembering a variety of complex vocabulary for entrance exams and 11+ tests. But many students find this method of learning vocabulary tedious. Here are some suggestions of

Read More »

Book Review: Descriptosaurus

Improving Children’s Creative Writing There’s a lot to consider when children start creative writing, the Descriptosaurus makes things a little bit easier.  Children’s Creative Writing As an English teacher and independent tutor, I see a variety of children who wish

Read More »

Supporting Students Going Back to School in 2020

Supporting Students Back to School after COVID Book Tuition 100 hours per day The average amount of time that students have spent per day on school work during school closures, according to a report by the National Foundation for Education

Read More »