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…

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 Warns of Insufficient SEND Support

After a new study reviewing the experiences of 21 SEND pupils in mainstream primary and secondary schools, Ofsted claims that some of these pupils are not receiving sufficient support. Many of the schools and families that took part in the research had experienced long waiting times and high levels of bureaucracy in the Education, Health…

Why Some Students Prefer Remote Learning

With students back at school in the UK this month, many are excited to meet up with their friends and dive back into school activities. Some parents are also happy to have the pressures of homeschooling taken off of their hands. However, some students have settled into the rhythms of remote learning and now feel…

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…