International Literacy Day – 8th September 2023
Since 1967, International Literacy Day has taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of human rights, and in turn improve the standard of living for whole communities. Literacy is essential for social and individual human development. Literacy issues persist with over 750 million young…Read more
Religion – good or bad?
An article in the Times (Samuel, 31.8.23) laments the sad decline of Christianity: that this should be mourned. Few of us would disagree with the basic premise. The writer is right to suggest that churches of all faiths have helped to structure and support community activities for many centuries – and still do. Society is…Read more
Back To School!
Next week is the start of Academic Year 2023-24. However committed they are to their learning, children always find the first week back at school after the long summer holidays a bit of a chore; new classrooms, new forms, for some new subjects and, obviously for others, the jump from Early Years into Primary, or…Read more
GCSE Results Day 2023
It’s GCSE Results Day & 1000s of school leavers are celebrating. For others, things may not have turned out as well as expected. That’s where my latest series of Guide Books can help. They’ve been designed and written with parents in mind, helping parents to understand what their children are being taught at each Key…Read more
The importance of Maths
A good grasp of Maths is integral to every aspect of our lives. Whether we realise it or not, Mathematics is at work everywhere we look. So much more than mere addition, subtraction, division and multiplication, it helps us to think more clearly and reason more logically, as well as transforming our abilities to solve…Read more