Is Our Exam System Putting Children Under Too Much Pressure?

BritChick Paris | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Parents
BritChick Paris

I overheard a mum in a coffee shop talk to her friend about her child's revision this summer holiday. The girl had to do minimum three hours a day. I assumed GCSE or A Level. But no it was the 11+.

The Horrible Reality Of Grammar Schools

Kerry Barrett | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK Politics
Kerry Barrett

Grammar schools are a step backwards in my opinion. They don't improve social mobility, they don't benefit poor kids and they don't value children in the right way for the things that are really important. I hope the government takes off its rose-tinted glasses and sees these plans for what they are, before it's too late.

Are Private Schools Undermining State Education in the UK?

Megan Hughes | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

A child's background, and particularly their economic situation, should never determine their education and ultimately their future. Sadly, for many young people in modern Britain, this is still very much the case.

The 11+ - To Tutor or Not to Tutor

Carey Ann Dodah | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Carey Ann Dodah

The 11+ has historically been the way of selecting those students most suited to an advanced academic stream. In many countries streaming in this way has proved to be highly successful, for example, Singapore and high profile gifted and talented programmes in the US. However there is often a lot of negative debate around the subject.

Should I Hire a Common Entrance Tutor?

Alex Dyer | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

A personal tutor can often find a weak area and address the problem when a teacher (however gifted) can overlook this in a noisy, demanding class of 20 children.

Common Entrance - Made Easy

Alex Dyer | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

The Common Entrance English exam assesses a child's ability to critically think about new, never seen before, passages. They'll have to think on their feet, read the passage and then qualitatively describe what the piece is about. Not an easy task.

Beyonce Strips Down To Leopard Lingerie In New Video For 1+1

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK Style

Just when you thought Beyonce couldn't get any hotter, she comes back yet again with another steamy video. This time, Bey strips down to her smalls fo...