14 NOV 2016
Degree apprenticeships offer work-based courses in conjunction with part-time study at university. At the end of the programme apprentices will qualify with a bachelors or master’s degree in their specific field or area of expertise.
08 NOV 2016
It is well documented that handwriting increases cognitive development in children. Children gain memory, motor and hand-eye coordination skills through cursive and script writing, essential skills for everyday life.
03 NOV 2016
Earlier this year the government proposed new plans to increase the price of tuition fees for students attending university to £9,250 per year of study. This is a £250 rise from the current £9,000 fee and will take effect from 2017.
14 OCT 2016
Academies are independent schools funded by the government. The nature of academies means that they have greater flexibility and freedom than state schools when making decisions on their curriculum, finances and salaries. An academy is primarily run by the Head Teacher, overseen by an academy trust.