Good teaching is about communication

This article supports the unassailable fact that more than anything – fancy facilities, reliable resources, an excellent environment – good teaching supports our young people in achieving their goals:   The importance of great teaching on childrens success   It’s not rocket science. Effective communication between mentor and learner is what clears the way ahead. Read more about Good teaching is about communication[…]

Revision Skills and Mentoring

Introducing Caroline Reynolds, former English teacher at Churchers School, Petersfield, where she was also the co-ordinator of ‘Springboard’ – a system devised to support students with their revision. Now she is offering private sessions to motivate your teenager into revising more effectively. When your child has stepped up to the plate, cleared the decks and Read more about Revision Skills and Mentoring[…]

In Praise of Learning Languages

Increasingly languages are pushed to the back of the curriculum in favour of maths and the sciences. My daughter was recently invited to drop French so she could work extra hard on her maths. The thing is, she likes languages; specifically she’s quite good at grammar.   Nevile Gwynne, educationalist and author of Gwynne’s Latin, makes Read more about In Praise of Learning Languages[…]