Suggested books to read for the 11 Plus

Suggested books to read for the 11 Plus

The 11+ exam will test your child’s understanding of vocabulary, spelling and grammar, as well as their comprehension and reasoning skills. Children who have a wide variety of books to read will not only have more appreciation for creative writing and story...
How to prevent the Summer Slide

How to prevent the Summer Slide

What is the Summer Slide? The Summer Slide, also known as summer learning loss, is the loss in backwards step your child takes when they have a break from learning, particularly in reading and maths. For many children, this shows up after the summer holidays (hence...
How to introduce your child to mindfulness

How to introduce your child to mindfulness

Exams are always going to be stressful for students. Not only do they require a long period of studying and learning, but there’s also the stress around knowing how important they are and how much they can impact on your future. One way you can help ease the stress...
Classic Books for 9-11 Year Olds

Classic Books for 9-11 Year Olds

Reading a classic book together can be a lovely way for parents and children to reconnect after a busy day or week.   Yet the biggest challenge parents face today is the constant competition from screens. It can seem like a never-ending tug of war between computers...