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Six Strategies to Create a Growth Mindset School

Six Strategies to Create a Growth Mindset School

Psychologist, Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset theory describes the belief that intelligence can be developed through perseverance and effort. In contrast, a fixed mindset focuses on the belief that intelligence or ability is set and cannot be changed. Dweck claims whichever mindset children have has huge implications on how they approach learning, how they perceive, overcome…

How To Spend Pupil Premium Funding Effectively

How To Spend Pupil Premium Funding Effectively

The Sutton Trust’s annual survey recently revealed that a third of senior leaders used pupil premium funding to plug gaps in their school’s budget. With schools under increasing financial pressure this is not surprising. However, Pupil Premium funding with thought and planning can make a huge difference to the lives of disadvantaged children. In this…

Are Effort Grades Harming Our Children?

Are Effort Grades Harming Our Children?

Gill Robin’s Suggests There Are Two Models Of Teaching Gill Robin’s book, “Praise, Motivation and the Child,” suggests there are two models of teaching. Robin’s argues that Behaviourism creates extrinsic motivators, while constructivism leads to intrinsic motivators. Whilst I don’t believe it is quite as simple as that, nor do I believe the two are…

How Parents Can Survive Exams

How Parents Can Survive Exams

Parents can find exams just as stressful as their child. Often parents want to support their child but don’t know how. Demand for our parent and child workshops has been overwhelming more so, than any other year. Here are our top tips for parents: 1. Be Realistic Encourage your child to follow a realistic review…

What Makes Successful Schools Successful?

What Makes Successful Schools Successful?

The government commissioned the NFER to research good practice in raising attainment of disadvantaged students. They specifically looked at features of schools that successfully narrowed the gap and compared them to schools that weren’t doing as well. It is a fascinating report but like it’s title, it is long and not sexy. It is tough…

How Can We Stop Students Procrastinating And Start Working?

How Can We Stop Students Procrastinating And Start Working?

Procrastination. We have all been culprits of this from time to time. I have certainly been guilty of putting off cleaning out the loft, until suddenly it became the most important job in the world when I had to write an important bid with a tight deadline! I joke as if procrastination is trivial, but…

25 Things We Have Learnt Over 25 Years of Working With Schools

25 Things We Have Learnt Over 25 Years of Working With Schools

We are celebrating 25 years of working with and supporting schools. From humble beginnings to a proud, family – run, international organisation, here are 25 things we have learnt! Education is fluid, an ever changing and exciting industry. It is certainly never boring. 25 years on our learning techniques are still vital. No matter how…

How to get great outcomes for your school

Step 1 - How to get great outcomes for your school

Speak to our team and find out how we achieve great outcomes for 250,000 students every year.

Step 2 - Tailor your programme

We’ll take time to discuss and fully understand your needs including school timings and specific student requirements so we can tailor a programme to offer you the best outcomes.

Step 3. Inspire and motivate

Your students and staff will be inspired and motivated in our performance workshops, while you can rest assured knowing you’ve spent your budget wisely with a trusted study skills provider who'll deliver great results.

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