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Ofsted- A Broken System

No doubt you’ve seen plenty of items in the news about Ofsted and its inspections. Many of these will have been critical,…

Critical thinking: A skill for life

In order to meet the content targets of the National Curriculum, teachers are under pressure to impart the knowledge needed to pass…

How Confidence Is Key In Education

How confidence is key in education. At VAKS we regularly observe the huge changes in the way in which children communicate and…

After School Tutoring

Every parent wants their child to achieve their full academic potential. However, with most children being in a class of between 30-34…
Life of a Teacher

A day in the life of a teacher

Last week saw the end of Year 2 and Year 6 SATs, which means that all over the country children as young…
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The Funding Crisis in Our Schools

A staggering 91% of schools in the UK have had their per-pupil funding cut since 2015- does this include your children’s school?…