Tag Archives: Primary

School Homework: the quick pros and cons

“With homework, school prepares students for overtime. With reports, it prepares them for payday.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana Homework: here’s a subject that causes as much upset for educators as it does for parents and students. Does homework work? How should it … Continue reading

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Year 6 Key Stage 2 SATs Are Changing: Here’s What Parents Need To Know

How are Year 6 SATs Changing? The Year 6 KS2 SATs will be administered in the week commencing 9 May 2016. In Summer 2016, children in year 6 will take new SATs test which will no longer produce a level … Continue reading

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Homework and Confidence Building

Following an article in the Sydney Daily Telegraph about homework, here are a few reasons why Kip McGrath homework really works and a few ideas about how to maximise the rewards of homework and how it can help build confidence for students. The … Continue reading

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Diary 24.10.2013

A Year 7 student who we’ve been helping came in for her lesson yesterday evening as usual. She’s needed much encouragement in the year she’s been attending and although she achieved a 4b in her SAT last May, she is … Continue reading

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How To Prepare For the 2013 Year 6 SATs

Here is a link to a WordPress blog where fellow Kip McGrath Centre Director,  Samina Rashid gives hints and tips on how to prepare for the Key Stage 2 SAT exams. There’s a lot changing in education and keeping up … Continue reading

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