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    GCSE Result’s Day: A Parent’s Guide

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    A Level Results Day: A Parent’s Guide

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    04 January 2017

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    How to give your child a truly global education

    By slt

    04 January 2017

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    How to Prepare your Child for School Admission

    By slt

    04 January 2017

    Advice for parents with children aged zero to five on preparing for UK school admission

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    Coding or Programming – which is better for your child to learn?

    By slt

    04 January 2017

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    Applying to a US University – the basics

    By slt

    04 January 2017

    Sophie Taylor Barthorpe has a useful breakdown of the US applications process

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    An Education – Part 2: State or Independent School?

    By slt

    04 January 2017

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    Simply Learning Tuition Mini Series: An Education

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    • We were delighted to be asked to appear on London Live's news programme on 16th December 2016 to discuss the challenges that parents and children face when preparing for the 11+. In a previous post, we gave some suggestions about how to prepare effectively for the 11+ and in the video our MD, Nathaniel McCullagh...

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    • 11 Plus Revision Mock Assessments

      By slt

      04 October 2016

          With the summer holidays behind us and the Autumn term underway, this is the time of year many parents and children start preparing for school admissions and the 11+ exams. Simply Learning Tuition and Martin-Allen Education are working together to provide a full mock assessment to help prepare students for the 11+ exams....

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    • For A-Level students, the anticipation of receiving their long awaited exam results is now over. Most, had an idea of what they were aiming for and know if their results matched their expectations. A lot will have compared their grades with friends to get a comparison, but what about everyone put together? We’ve looked at...

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    • GCSE Result’s Day: A Parent’s Guide

      By Sophie Taylor-Barthorpe

      11 August 2016

      With the build up of anticipation following two years of hard work, GCSE results day is a big day not just for students, but also for their parents. Whilst it can be a day of great celebration if grades meet or exceed expectations, it will be deeply disappointing if they do not. GCSE results are...

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    • A Level Results Day: A Parent’s Guide

      By Sophie Taylor-Barthorpe

      11 August 2016

      Regardless of whether your child’s grades meet expectations or not, results day can be incredibly stressful, particularly as results may determine the next three years of your child’s life. However, there is an enormous array of options if results are higher or lower than hoped, most of which are provided by easy-to-use UCAS services. By...

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    • To code or to programme? With the introduction of coding lessons into the National Curriculum, parents may feel that their children will be ready for anything an uncertain future can throw at them. However, there are new calls to shift the focus of learning to programming. This is more like asking children to learn to use...

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    • Homework Tips for Parents

      By slt

      06 February 2016

      An opportunity to engage Homework is the time where you get the most interaction with your children’s schoolwork. So talk to their teacher, ask them what they expect from homework and how they use it in their classroom. (You can always write notes in the margins or homework diary)   A routine time and place...

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    • Can children learn from Apps?

      By slt

      03 February 2016

      Can children learn from apps? As technology evolves fast, it’s sometimes difficult for parents to keep up and understand the benefits and the pitfalls of screen time on tablets and smartphones. Yet today there are hundreds of tablets on the market designed solely for children, with extra parental security, many retailing at less than £100....

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