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Summer Learning Loss

by 10ticks

Posted on August 2, 2016 at 14:43


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The summer holidays are now well underway, which means you are currently enjoying that there are currently no uniforms to wash or any school lunches to pack. The summer break is a time for fun and relaxation, but it’s also a time when children’s academic gains that they make throughout the year are lost.

When the school doors close for the summer, many children struggle to access educational opportunities. Summer Learning Loss (or Summer Brain Drain) is the loss in academi...

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Action Maths

by Ian Fisher

Posted on May 18, 2016 at 09:02


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Every year we try to do something a little bit special. This year we have done something a big bit special. We have been busy writing our Action Maths – that’s active maths with a pulse, the new superfood for mathematics.

 

To begin, I must go back to the last century (yes that long ...

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Monty Hall's a Goat

by Ian Fisher

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 13:06


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Every summer we update the worksheets and website with the work we have done over the past 12 months. This gives me time for reflection on the year and to look back at our achievements.

 

Writing for 10ticks is extremely rewarding; there are no constraints on what we do. We do it because we love it. We do it because we know it will make your life easier and motivate your students into finding ma...

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What is Summer Learning Loss?

by 10ticks

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 12:44


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Summer is an ideal time for students of all ages to strengthen their academic skills while still having plenty of time left over for summer activities.

When the school doors close for the summer, many children struggle to access educational opportunities. Summer Brain Drain is another term for learning loss and is the loss in academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer holidays. On average, children lose about 2.6 months’ worth of grade level equiv...

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Further GCSE Reforms to be Introduced to "set every child up for life"

by 10ticks

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 12:42


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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan will insist that all pupils study the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) subjects up until the age of 16.  At present, only 39 per cent do - itself up from 22 per cent when the EBacc measure was first introduced in 2010 by her predecessor Michael Gove. This means that every pupil in Secondary School will have to study the five core academic subjects; English, maths, science, languages and geography or history up to GCSE level as a result of radical refor...

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