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Topic: Advice & Tips

Welcome to JK Educate’s New SEN Department

At JK Educate, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our dedicated SEN (Special Educational Needs) department. Recognising the growing demand for SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) support, we are committed to providing immediate and comprehensive in-house services for our community. Our CommitmentWe understand the complexities and frustrations of navigating the SEND system, […]

JK Educate Factsheet: Private School Taxation Plans and Special Educational Needs

This factsheet provides an overview of Labour’s proposed taxation changes for private schools in the UK, including the implications for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision, potential impacts on private and state schools, and political responses to these plans. Exemption for SEND Children: Labour plans to exempt children with Education Health Care Plans (EHCPs) […]

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

Understanding how your child learns best is crucial for their academic success and overall development. In this blog, we delve into the fascinating field of learning styles, exploring the diverse ways in which children absorb, process, and retain information. Whether your child is a visual learner who thrives on images and diagrams, a kinaesthetic learner […]

The Complete Guide to GCSE Preparation

With the GCSE exam season approaching fast, it’s time to focus on your GCSE preparation. It can be a daunting time for students, and many find themselves unsure of how best to plan and carry out GCSE revision and preparation. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with the complete guide to GCSE preparation. HOW TO […]

Half-Term Ideas for 2024

Half term is just around the corner, and if you have some energetic young ones, you’ll be thinking about how to fill their free time, have fun and burn off some of that never-ending energy. In this guide, we bring you half-term ideas for 2024, with options for those based in the southeast and elsewhere […]

How To Help Your Child Explore Their Passions

Passion is critical to a well-rounded, fulfilling life. When people are passionate about what they are doing, they are more naturally motivated to achieve their goals and strive for greatness. Recognising the important role that passion plays throughout our lives, it’s necessary to provide children of all ages with passion-based learning experiences. Here, we offer […]

The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

According to the Department for Education (DfE) and media reports, homeschooling is a growing trend in the UK. Having never previously recorded the number of homeschooled children in the UK, the DfE set about gathering this information in Autumn 2022. The DfE’s published findings show that an estimated 80,900 children were homeschooled in October 2022, […]

How to Encourage Your Child to Read

Reading is one of the most valuable skills we can encourage in children. Fostering a passion for reading as a child serves as a solid foundation for a life-long love of reading. The pleasure of reading is in itself rewarding and as we all know, reading is the key to knowledge and opens doors to […]

Top tips for secondary school applications

The secondary school application process can be a fraught one for many parents. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re a parent thinking about your child’s secondary school, here’s what you can do to make the application process smoother. Start early If you’re aiming for one of the top-tier independent schools, you […]

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