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11 + Examination – Parent Guide.

Preparation and Practice the key to achieving  best results. Are you prepared? In the 11+ exam, children are deliberately put under time pressure. This helps schools distinguish the good candidates from the best candidates. When a student is first starting out their preparations for the exam, it is a good idea to focus on their […]

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The fast and simple way to register your child online!

This September, ITS Bookworms has made it faster and easier for parents to register their children with us online. Our online enrolment facility is ideal for busy parents, or those who do not have the time to come in to one of our branches to register. It is a simple process, that takes five minutes […]

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Key changes to SATs

Maths has been more challenging for the young learners. One of the key changes to SATs the more advanced level of Maths expected from the young pupils. As early as year 1, students are expected to memorise and use number bond and related subtractions facts up to 20. Besides, more complicated concepts like fraction and […]

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National Libraries Day

On Saturday the 6th of February, the ITS team along with many other organisations, came together at Wimbledon Library to offer our  services in celebration of National Libraries Day. The day was packed with a variety of activities such as arts and crafts for both children and adults, IT sessions for beginners and Tai Chi […]

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Have you noticed the changes for GCSEs?

Most of the examinations and assessments are now taken in the summer rather than on the completion of the modules. Pupils are also expected to answer more essay questions which requires more organising and logical thinking before writing on the answer sheets. Most focus has been placed on science subjects now. Pupils are now required […]

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Changes to the National Curriculum

Changes to the National Curriculum and assessments explained In an attempt to improve the standard of education within the UK, the government have redesigned the National Curriculum and the way in which students are assessed. It is hoped that by doing so, the UK’s current PISA ranking will improve and that students will be better […]

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