The GCSE options
Feb13

The GCSE options

The time has come for my younger son to take his GCSE options. Since my eldest did his options three years ago, a lot has changed. When my eldest did his GCSEs, only maths and English were on the new 9 to 1 gradings. By the time my younger son takes his exams in two and a bit years, it will be the third year with all subjects graded 9 to 1. At my son’s school, there are six core subjects which everyone has to do, which is...

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Geography and property issues
Oct16

Geography and property issues

Who knew that geography, buildings, towns and villages could be so intriguing? And so confusing… B1 age 9 1/4: Have you ever known anyone swap their house? B1 age 9 1/2: Is there any place in the world that hasn’t been discovered? B1 age 9 1/4: How much would it cost to build a restaurant? LG age 4 1/4: Is a town a city? What’s a town? B1 age 9: Why is Gatwick Airport bigger than our village? B1 age 9: Is the Eden...

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