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The Benefits Of A Digital Detox For your Brain

6th November

The 21st century is the age of the digital – online shopping, 4D films, navigations systems, social media stalking – all of it has become part of our day to day lives. In fact, we now spend more time each day using devices of some ...
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Gearing Up For Exam Results – Some Useful Tips

14th August

While most other school children are out playing and enjoying their summer holidays, there are some who’s summer is a little less bright this year. I’m talking about the ones who have the cloud of ‘exam results’ hovering over thei ...
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Why Non-Competitive Sports Days Aren’t Great For Your Child

18th July

I don’t know about you, but I love a good sports day. Kids and adults getting out into the fresh air, getting some exercise and engaging in some healthy competition to round up a stressful and academically intense school year. But ...
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The Positive Power Of Language

21st June

Over the past few months, I’ve been working with a lot of students preparing for their end of year exams. It’s been a stressful time, with many trying to learn how to retain as much information as possible for the dozen or so subj ...
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Avoid The Exam Stress – Our Revision And Stress Management Tips

17th May

Exams are possibly one of the most stressful times in a young person’s life. Whether you’re 7 or 17, there is no feeling quite like getting ready to walk into that exam hall and feeling your stomach fluttering and head ringing. Re ...
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Grammar Schools In The Modern World

19th April

Following on from the Governments announcements about Grammar schools, I feel the need to add my thoughts on the matter into the arena. There has been an awful lot of debate leading up to this over the types of school that should ...
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The Science Behind How You Learn

8th March

I’ve been spending a lot of time recently reading some quite scathing articles about learning styles. More specifically, about how there is no science behind the idea, and that the whole concept is just some badly thought out sugg ...
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Is There A Place For Teacherless Classrooms?

16th December 2016

Earlier this year a shocking story managed to slip by largely unnoticed. Maybe due to all the bigger world news that’s flying about. But rather than being political, the story I’m talking about is focussed on education. You see, a ...
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Finding The Perfect Christmas Presents For The Little Learners In Your Life

14th December 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and don’t we love it! It’s also that time of year when Santa fills stockings and leaves gifts under the tree, perfectly chosen and wrapped for the ones we love. Almost as if we did it ourselves! But if ...
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The Great Homework Debate

28th November 2016

For the last month or so I’ve been talking about the education system we have in the UK, with a few suggestions for why it maybe doesn’t work as well as some others around the world. In particular, I looked at the education system ...
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