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Socially disadvantage children loose time

A survey has shown that the most disadvantaged children loose up to 2 years. This has come to light, since pupils receiving free school meals usually sit GCSEs 2 years later than their peers. Although government promises to close the attainment gap on a regular basis, much still needs to be done. Furthermore, there is …

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Mental wellbeing and choice of gender

8 in 10 transgender pupils have tried home themselves. This is the shocking statistics  recently released on the wellbeing of transgender pupils.  Although bullying against LGBT students has decreased in recent years, the impact on students’ well-being is still huge. Even more shocking is the fact that more than half of transgender students has attempted suicide …

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Important dates at local schools

Find information about upcoming exams and Registration deadlines of local schools below.* Woodford County Girls School: School exams Y7-10 & 12: 5th-8th of June, 2017 Ilford County High School: Open Evening: 22nd of June, 2017 City of London School for Girls: 11+ exam: 4th of January, 2018. Registration Deadline: 17th of November, 2017 Forest School: 11+ Registration Deadline: …

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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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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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11+ Tuition centre in Redbridge with excellent local tutors

Thy English Academy is a local tuition centre that offers preparation for 7+, 11+ and 13+ exams as well as GCSE in North East London.  Our tutors use 11+ sample papers and mock exams to practice for the 11+ test. Particular attention is paid to verbal reasoning. English tuition at Thy English Academy is delivered by qualified English tutors …

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Redbridge schools score high in new progress 8 GCSE league tables

The newly introduced progress 8 GCSE league table looks at the best 8 grades in GCSE across the country. Redbridge schools were ranked 10th out of 150 schools across the UK. In particular, Woodford County High School scored 0.73 with 99% of pupils getting at least 5 A*s. The results can indeed be indicatory for the …

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Rushcroft Foundation school lowest in Waltham Forest

After Rushcroft Foundation school was ranked lowest in the borough, the headmaster Mark Morrall is defending the school. The governmental ranking only takes GCSE results into account which have been low due to the school taking in oversea refugees.  Hence, Mister Morrall stresses that some of the children joined the school half way through the …

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