10 Books To Read In Quarantine

10 Books To Read In Quarantine

Having been at university for the last four years, I forgot about my love for books. It was just as much not wanting to read as well as not having the time to read. After full days of placement, lectures or madly revising, the last thing I wanted to do was pick up...
How To Prepare For The 11+

How To Prepare For The 11+

You’ve found the dream secondary school for your son or daughter! You are thrilled to flip through the school brochure and see all your boxes ticked – but you then discover that in order to gain a place at the school, your child has to sit the 11+. But is your...
The Hidden Pattern

The Hidden Pattern

For many people during the recent lockdown, establishing a successful homeschooling routine has proven a hugely challenging task. Could a better understanding of our brains’ daily emotional patterns help? Last week I received an email from a teaching colleague titled...
The History of zero

The History of zero

The Arabic numerals (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9…) that we still use today were introduced to Europe at some point around the 12th century. They were introduced via Arab culture, hence the name Arabic Numerals (although they actually originated in India), and were...