Does your intelligent and creative child struggle with maths?

at the lesson: solving maths problem

Children often miscalculate when bored or under pressure. I would not call such mistakes serious. Serious mistakes take place when children do not understand the meaning of mathematical operations and get confused when a standard problem is slightly modified. Such mistakes are signs of misconceptions. They require diagnostics and corrections as soon as possible. . . . → Read More: Does your intelligent and creative child struggle with maths?

11 Plus and beyond: Russian maths anyone?

Russian Maths Lesson with Dr O. Kiseleva

After his 11 plus exam my son told me ‘Mum, thank you for the Russian Maths’. As we learned later he scored within the top 5% at the Altringham Grammar School for Boys. . . . . → Read More: 11 Plus and beyond: Russian maths anyone?

The sound of colour

Cello Colourstrings Logo

Colourstrings is coming to Greater Manchester and Cheshire. A part of musical education in state schools in Finland and popular choice of private musical education for ambitious parents in London and Glasgow, Colourstring doesn’t seem to be well known in the North-West of England. Now it is all going to change with the first . . . → Read More: The sound of colour

The Eclipse at Stockport Grammar School

Junior children at SGS are watching solar eclipse.

The solar eclipse brought Stockport Grammar School community together as nursery children through to GCSE astronomers watched the rare phenomenon. . . . → Read More: The Eclipse at Stockport Grammar School

Learning Challenge

Pupils at The Kings School at Macclesfield studying on Learning Challenge Curriculum

The King’s Infants & Juniors School at Macclesfield is using Learning Challenge Curriculum that emphasises on reasoning and problem-solving rather than arbitrary rules since last September. . . . → Read More: Learning Challenge

Time for “serious” maths

Balloons - make math word problem that will illustrates the picture

‘Russian’ and the ‘Singapore’ methods of teaching primary school children maths based on abstract reasoning and an ability to solve problems rather then memorising a lot of tricks. . . . → Read More: Time for “serious” maths

Top Tips for Reading with Your Little One

Reading is one of essential skills children acquire in the early years. Through books they will learn about the world around. Here are top tips for introducing your child to reading. . . . → Read More: Top Tips for Reading with Your Little One

Can You Help Us Bid for a New Primary School in Cheadle Hulme?

Cheadle Hulme High School - new primary - logo

Cheadle Hulme Education Trust, which is responsible for the outstanding Cheadle Hulme High School, is leading an exciting bid for a new primary school to serve the Cheadle Hulme area. The new school would be a free school, sponsored by the Trust. . . . → Read More: Can You Help Us Bid for a New Primary School in Cheadle Hulme?

School Of Your Choice VS Catchment Area

Parents are under pressure as demand for good primary school places in England is much greater than current supply. ITV is conducting research and looking for families interested in taking part in a programme about Primary School Places in Cheshire and Manchester. If you are one of these parents please let us know… . . . → Read More: School Of Your Choice VS Catchment Area

New school with 400 years of history

Didsbury CofE Primary

The new free school, West Didsbury CofE Primary, will be open in West Didsbury in September 2015. It has grown out of a successful free school Didsbury CofE Primary and will run alongside… The application for September 2015 entry begins in September 2014. . . . → Read More: New school with 400 years of history