Frequently asked Questions What subjects  teach? We teach pupils in the areas of English, Maths Reading, Writing, Spelling and Comprehension at Primary and Secondary level. We also offer tuition to help prepare your child for exams such as the Kent Test (11+) end of...

Offence is in the eye of the beholder?

. A great blog about how libraries have been out under pressure by a tiny minority of parents to pull books from the shelves due to the parents view of unsuitability. As a parent myself we as a family talk about the issues raised in our children’s lives, whether...

What was your favourite book in childhood?

Following on from a reblog yesterday about the positive impact of letting pupils choose books to read rather than be pushed into reading I started thinking about the books I enjoyed growing up. At school as an early reader I loved it when I got on to the...

Top 5 Reasons to Let Kids Choose Their Own Books

Loved reading this blog from a teacher in Chicago. Some really good points, particularly liked the point that reading makes students own creative writing better. Likewise the importance of teachers letting go of the control sometimes. It goes against the grain of our...

What Is Wrong With Using Unqualified Staff To Teach?

When I’m talking to parents, friends and colleagues about the issue of having qualified teachers teaching pupils of all ages most haven’t been aware that the person teaching their child may not be qualified. This can happen in a school environment, a...