If your child is in Year 2 or 6, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the SATs. Although they are only a few months away, you may still be faced with a number of questions. Your child’s teachers or school may have provided you with some information, but we are here to give you a clear and concise overview of everything you need to know.
very year we tutor many children who go on to enter some of the UK’s top senior and preparatory schools. To gain admission they must pass the 7+, 11+ or 13+ Entrance Exams that leave many parents (and students) confused and daunted. As a result, they seek out our consultancy services to help them make the right choices.
Living as adults in the 21st century comes with a lot of blessings but somehow, we feel so overwhelmed. A middle class European lives better today than the kings and queens of a few centuries ago. But despite this, modern life seems to be a struggle, including how our world cannot shut off.
Each stage of your child’s development comes with its joys and challenges. Some are easily resolved and only temporary, while others seem to last forever and have no solution. One of the most difficult challenges many parents face is how to motive their child. Parents are well aware of how important it is to do well in school. So, what should you do if your child isn’t staying engaged in school?
It’s that time of year again. Buying notebooks, binders and pens, packing lunches, organising pick-ups and drop-offs and everything else that goes along with making sure your child is ready for the school year to begin. Before things get too chaotic or busy, we’ve decided to write out our top questions for you to discuss with your child to make sure the whole family is ready and excited about the new academic year.
Whilst you might not be ready to be a secondary-school parent, it’s going to happen anyway. So, take a deep breath and read our top tips to make sure your child has a great start to secondary school — and keeps it that way throughout.