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7th March 2022

Spotlight on Nurseries: Visit to Marmalade Duck

The first of Rozzy Hyslop’s excellent nurseries to open up north of the River, Marmalade…
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22nd November 2021

What do Cognitive Ability Tests Tell Me About My Child?

If your child is studying for the 11+ this year, the words ‘verbal reasoning’ and…
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22nd November 2021

Book Review: The Dyslexic Advantage, Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Dr Brock Eide and Dr Fernette Eide.

If your child has recently been diagnosed with dyslexia, you may be feeling concerned about…
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10th September 2021

Tutoring – what are the benefits, who is doing it and is it worth it?

In cosmopolitan London pretty much anything goes around the dinner party table, except that is,…
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10th September 2021

Spotlight on Schools: Why we love Highgate Junior School

Last term, Sabine and I visited Highgate Pre-Prep and Highgate Junior School. Entrance at 4+…
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10th June 2021

Spotlight on Schools: Bute House’s change in headship

This month our spot light is on Bute House as the enormously charismatic Head, Helen…
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28th June 2020

Interview with TARKA founder – Rufus Gordon-Dean

Rufus is one of the founders of the hugely successful children’s exercise classes that have…
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13th May 2020

Homeschooling with the under 5’s

During this weird and unsettling time, parents of children under 6 years old are finding…
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18th September 2019

Enlarging your child’s vocabulary

Having a wide vocabulary is vitally important for a child facing the 11 plus. Most…
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