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What is the NCS Programme?

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For young people in the UK, there are a wide range of programmes and opportunities that allow them to develop and learn beyond the classroom. You might have heard of the likes of the Duke of Edinburgh award, which is arguably the most common, but …

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When are Year 6 SATs?

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In the academic world, there are many tests and examinations a student must go through in order to be assessed on their academic ability. Of course, this criterion applies to the UK as well. There are the standard ones more people, even across the world, …

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What is a Higher National Diploma (HND)?

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Nowadays, there are so many different types of higher-level qualifications! University is not the only option anymore! However, the acronyms can become quite complicated, so it is not uncommon for students to get confused. A HND qualification is another type of higher-level qualification and is …

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When are Year 2 SATs?

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Each year, thousands of students around the globe and in the UK sit exams: many mundane and unextraordinary, and many important and nerve-wracking ones.  There are the standard ones more people, even across the world, will know of – GCSEs and A-Levels to name a …

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Is PSHE Compulsory?

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Sending your child to school is an exciting time for many parents. It represents a huge step in their lives and gives them a whole new level of independence. However, for many parents this is also a very anxiety inducing time. One thing that many …

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Student Age By Year Group (Year 3 To 11)

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Understanding the UK school system can seem complex from the outside, especially if you have never experienced it. The different names for years, and parts of school, can be very confusing. This is especially true with the different systems in place in different parts of …

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When Do SATs Results Come Out in 2024?

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The majority of the UK will have heard of SATs. They’re that Year 6 exam sat ages ago for a lot of the population, and a lot of people might have forgotten about them already. However, there are still thousands of students that take the …