Covid Catch-up Tutoring Plans for Schools

The Department for Education (DfE) plans to launch extra tutoring provision to complement the National Tutoring Programme (NTP). The government is upscaling its tutoring offer with £1 billion designated for 100 million hours worth of catch-up support over the next three years. The majority of the investment will go towards the schools themselves, which will then…

Covid Leaves Science Teachers Unprepared to Teach Practicals

A new survey conducted by the Royal Society of Chemistry has revealed that trainee and first year science teachers feel unprepared to teach science practical lessons due to Covid restrictions. More specifically, the research shows that more than half (52 per cent) of trainee and first year chemistry teachers said that they felt unprepared to teach…

Homeschooling Numbers Rise by 75%

According to research, within the first eight months of the current school year the number of children being registered for homeschooling rose in the UK by 75%, with the main reason being due to anxiety around Covid. The Department for Education says it supports parents that are homeschooling and it plans to launch a registration…

Ofsted Identifies the Key Principles of Good Science Teaching

In the first instalment of its research review series, Ofsted has determined what it believes to be the key principles of good science teaching. Through their inspections they are planning to closely examine how science is being taught in schools. Thorough subject investigation will be used to gather evidence concerning the quality of education in…

Why Online Learning is Here to Stay

With the unexpected extension of the global pandemic and the never-ending series of lockdowns, the entire world seems to be irrevocably changed, and the education system isn’t exempt. With teachers and parents struggling to balance work with everyday life, comprehensive remote learning resources are more important than ever. Despite the initial cons and ill-preparation, as…

NEW at CoreSciences

In order to assist as many schools as possible we have decided to release a NEW subscription system that is tailored to fit more specific requirements. With our new two-tier system you have the choice of two different low-cost subscription packages to suit your needs. Here’s what you can get: Furthermore, our subscription pricing is…

How We Support SEND Students

According to recent news headlines there is a current crisis when it comes to supporting special educational needs students. Services for SEND students and children with disabilities are in turmoil with families experiencing delays of up to 90 weeks. Subsequently, the number of complaints from frustrated parents has gone up by 45% over a two…

How Parents Can Benefit from CoreSciences

It comes as no surprise that the exam period can often be one of the most stressful times for both students and parents, and unfortunately parents often feel powerless when it comes to assisting their child through the process. CoreSciences was designed bearing all of this in mind. CoreSciences is a unique, interactive online learning…