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[57] How to help a child with Dyscalculia with Judy Hornigold

  How to help a child with dyscalculia   Many people feel defined as ‘not-a-Maths-person’, but for Dyscalculics it is more than that – they cannot distinguish the number quantity from the number symbol. Without the right support and learning, numbers are mere “squiggles”. On today’s show, I interview Dyscaculia expert Judy Hornigold to uncover what […]

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[56] All about the eleven plus exam with Victoria Ademosu

This week I look into a topic that hasn’t been explored yet on this show – the eleven plus exam. Whether you’re just considering it as an option for your child, or you are in the midst of eleven plus preparations, I know you will find it useful to hear from eleven plus expert Victoria […]

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[55] Supporting a Highly Sensitive child in their education with Kathryn Pearson

  A long day of studying or working can leave us exhausted. For particularly sensitive individuals, this can leave them overwhelmed if they don’t rest and allow downtime. Kathryn first discovered that she was a ‘Highly Sensitive Person’ through Dr E. Aron’s work, which empowered her to treat her struggles with High Sensitivity. HS is […]

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[53] Why we need to think differently about applying to Oxbridge

In recent years it has felt as if getting into Oxbridge has got even tougher. Don’t get me wrong, it’s always been hard with the demand for exceptionally good grades at both GCSE and A Level as well as a raft of high-calibre supra-curricular and extra-curricular experiences. However, in recent years I’ve seen students with exceptional […]

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[52] When to start a UCAS application – the timelines explained

If your child is planning on going to university you’re probably wondering how much the process has changed since you were at that stage, and what needs to be done when. In this blog post I’m going to explain when to start a UCAS application as well as all the timelines leading up to starting […]

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