Top Tips from Teachers for the SATs

SATs advice from top teachers

Posted on March 26, 2019

  As the SATs are approaching, we consulted to two classroom experts to give some useful tips to parents who are preparing their children for the SATs Tests. Two experienced and talented Year 6 leaders gave us their insights into SATs preparation. Sophie Barlett @_MissieBee is a Year 5 & Year 6 English lead teacher and […]

Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset Tips

Posted on March 22, 2019

  Growth mindset is the belief that one can improve their intelligence, ability and performance. While a fixed mindset is the belief that abilities are innate and unchangeable. Children with growth mindset are more likely to progress faster and see challenges as learning opportunities. Thus we have collected a series of tips to help your […]

Interactive learning activities for the SATs

Posted on March 15, 2019

Learning about key topics in Maths and English can be even more engaging when you bring arts and crafts into the mix! We’ve curated some ideas for activities you can try with your child to bring KS2 Maths and English concepts to life.   1. Building 2D and 3D shapes using craft sticks.   Why […]

Mindfulness

Mindfulness Exercises

Posted on March 8, 2019

  Mindfulness is described in the dictionary first as the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. Followed by its second meaning – a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. Mindfulness helps you clear your head and […]

Reading test KS2 SATs

How to prepare for the SATs Reading test at home

Posted on February 21, 2019

  The SATs Reading Test includes both fiction and non-fiction texts which typically have some kind of a link. Children receive copies of the texts and an answer booklet with questions and spaces for their answers. Each question can be awarded with either 1, 2 or 3 marks. This part of the SAT Tests, requires […]

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