JK Expert Tips: August 2017


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HELPING YOUR CHILD TO LEARN

JK Educate - November 11th, 2019

Parents generally want their children to learn well and enjoy learning. There are often also the concerns of school entrance exams, external exam results and the attainment of a good university degree, but the ability to learn is a more fundamental and important consideration. It doesn’t come naturally to every child and parents often want Read More >

THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERVIEW PREPARATION FOR ALL AGES

JK Educate - October 1st, 2019

Who Interviews and Why? Independent school admissions interviews can apply to every age group from 4+ to sixth form, and some universities use interviews too. There is a real benefit in preparing students to know what to expect, and how to manage themselves on the day. Some parents query whether children need to prepare for Read More >

THE 11+ JOURNEY ROADMAP

JK Educate - September 5th, 2019

The journey to 11+ success may not be a thousand miles long, but it might seem like that at the start. It is a bespoke journey that needs to be carefully timed, tailored to each individual child and broken down into clear steps so that it isn’t overwhelming for parents or students. It’s best to Read More >

WHEN TO USE SUMMER HOLIDAY TUTORING

JK Educate - June 4th, 2019

Should your child have tutoring over the summer? At this time of year, many parents’ thoughts turn to whether a child will need tutoring support during the long summer break. The summer holidays should primarily be a time of play and relaxation for school children, but alongside that, there are some circumstances when a little Read More >

AN EXAM STRESS SURVIVAL GUIDE

JK Educate - May 7th, 2019

With SATs, GCSEs and A Level exams, and the prospect of 11+ exams after the long holidays, summer can seem full of pressure and stress. We all know that a little bit of stress can be motivating, but exams can make stress levels get out of hand, which can prevent a student’s performance in the Read More >

11+ School Selection and Academic Assessment. The Vital Combination.

JK Educate - April 10th, 2019

Evaluating your child’s options for senior school can be stressful, and the overwhelming amount of information available about schools can be quite bewildering. Schools have different styles and academic standards, and it is important to choose one where your child feels both comfortable, motivated and will thrive. You need try to stay focussed on what Read More >

SPOTLIGHT ON THE 7+

JK Educate - March 15th, 2019

The 7+ describes the entrance exams set by independent schools for pupils wishing to gain admission into their Year 3. The competition for selective senior school places continues to intensify and as a result the competition for school places at 7+ (and at 3+ and 4+) is also becoming fiercer every year. More parents are Read More >

LIVING WITH BENIGN JOINT HYPERMOBILITY SYNDROME

JK Educate - February 11th, 2019

The following useful information refers to Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS), a common joint or muscle problem in children and young adolescents. This information comes from Nikki Rawlings and Kiran Franklin, Senior Physiotherapists at Physio Ed Medical, who have helped many children cope with physical challenges over the years we have worked with them. Is Read More >

MAINTAINING HIGH STANDARDS AT JK EDUCATE

JK Educate - February 11th, 2019

To explain how JK Educate maintain high standards of tutoring through the JK Academy, let’s use as an example the children we prepare for school entrance exams. The JK Academy trains tutors to teach children the required curriculum and skills for a wide range of entrance exam levels and schools. All our materials are kept Read More >

WHEN AND HOW IS IT BEST TO START 11+ PREPARATIONS?

JK Educate - January 11th, 2019

The road to 11+ success is a bespoke journey that needs to be tailored to each individual child. It’s best to start thinking about it and planning a long way ahead, but this doesn’t mean your child needs to start studying for the exams too much in advance. You need your child to peak at Read More >

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