Magic Link Handwriting

We are so excited to announce that we have joined forces with Magic Link Handwriting to bring their fantastic handwriting programme to Stoke Poges, Gerrards Cross & Slough. The Magic Link Handwriting Programme (as featured in The Telegraph & on Dragon’s Den) teaches neat, cursive script in 30 simple steps, and is suitable for children aged 6 and up from Primary through…

Bucks 11+ Plus Update

New Eleven Plus Examination – September 2018   Since the announcement of a change in exam provider for the 11+ examination, we have been waiting for further information about the question types and format of the new test. An update provided on The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools’ (TBGS) website has confirmed that the tests, to be…

Buckinghamshire Eleven Plus News

New Eleven Plus Test Provider Earlier this year it was announced that pupils, sitting the Buckinghamshire 11+ examination in September 2018, will be assessed using GL examination papers as opposed to those provided by CEM. The new 11+ test will cover a wider range of skills than the CEM version, and is likely to include…

How Should Spelling be Taught in Schools?

The English language consists of words from 100 different languages and has over 600,000 words! Wow! Who knew? This is because cross-cultural influences have had lasting effects on the English language, which helps to explain the reason for many of the spelling irregularities we see in the language today. This makes the prospect of trying…