Month: May 2017

Feedback at Thy English Academy

We always strive to improve our services at Thy English Academy. To do so, we need feedback from you! In case you have noticed something which you really like at Thy English Academy or have ideas how we could improve, please let us know! This policy is implemented at all levels. We value feedback from employees, …

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Newham students goes to MIT

Tafsia Shikdar, daughter of a Bangladeshi migrant was awarded a scholarship to MIT, a top ten university worldwide. The girl went to school in Newham and lives in a normal flat with her father, an IT support worker, her mother, a school lunch time supervisor and her three brothers. However, the girl’s outstanding GCSE results …

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Scholarship funded by Beyoncé

In a world where tuition fees for all stages of education are constantly increasing a new form of funding has entered the market: scholarships sponsored by celebrities. The times where stars only donated their money to charities are over. Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyoné amongst many others have announced competition to win scholarships for school …

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Thy English Academy’s bursaries

Thy English Academy not only gives away scholarships to students form disadvantaged background but also offers half price tuition to pupils who can provide us with a low income statement. Decreasing the education inequality is at the heart of the academy and we really feel like we can make a difference there. 87% of students …

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In the middle of the GCSE exam period…

Many of our students are currently sitting GCSE exams. While some might have felt positively surprised by some of the exam questions (AQA Biology…) others might still get more and more nervous with every day that passes. GCSEs are stressful but everyone who has been preparing for the exams will surely do well. In case …

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6-year old girls aware of gender equality

A study, published in January has shown that children as young as the age of 6 years are aware of their perceived life chances. The study performed by The New York University showed that when girls reach the age of six they are already classifying themselves differently from their male classmates. The researchers asked five-year-olds …

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Important exam dates at Thy English Academy

Mock exam 1 Date: 30/07/2017 Time: 11am – 1:30 pm (2 1/2 hours)* Location: 2 College Place, E17 2PY, London Mock exam 2 Date: 19/11/2017 Time: 11am – 1:30 pm (2 1/2 hours)* Location: 2 College Place, E17 2PY, London Mock exam 3 (NEW) Date: 30/12/2017 Time: 11am – 1:30 pm (2 1/2 hours)* Location: TBC *Any changes of time …

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A scholarship literally changed my life

In a recent guardian article, Stephenie Jimenez tells the story of how a scholarship has changed her life. While she grew up in Queens, New York as a child of a migrant family, she did not go to a public school like all the other children in the Neighbourhoud but went to a Private school …

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Taking art education seriously

“Those who can, do; those can’t, teach”. This is one of the most common misconceptions of teaching at art schools according to Jennifer Tuckett at Central Saint Martins. “I just do it for the money”; a statement that Jennifer has heard a lot since she started working in her current role as organizer of the MA …

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