Author: judye

Mindfulness At School and Work in SW19

Mindfulness is fast becoming the world’s favourite pathway to inner peace and high achievement. It’s meant to benefit adults and children alike.  Mindfulness posters and centres  have mushroomed in and around Wimbledon town centre and Merton. So what I wanted to know was how much  the practice could  relax anxious children, and whether Private Tuition…

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Un-SATS-is-Factory? Failing SATS in SW19

This year’s SATS saw Year 6 children throughout Wimbledon and beyond undertake the new, tougher Key Stage 2 assessment for Primary School leavers. SATS results are out. And only 53 percent of youngsters undergoing the tests nationally met the standard in Maths, Reading and Writing. This indicates that some children – even in SW19 where…

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Love Technology? Age 14 to 19? – Get Ready for Grown-Up Learning!

Age 14 to 19? Love Technology? Live in or near SW19? State of the Art Education is on Your Doorstep – Free! Do you come from SW19 -or anywhere on the local rail line -and your teenager loves technology and / or computers? If that’s YES you need to know about the new school opening…

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School and Study Scholarships: Looking Good and Paying the Way

Little-known scholarships can ease the pain for shoestring students and their families. Whether it’s a lot or a little, a scholarship will always look good on your son or daughter’s CV. The cost of a university degree  – or Further Education for over 19s – has skyrocketed. A degree is now estimated at £75,000.  So…

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Digital / Digiskills are vital for Employability in SW19

 Thinking Digital? If Not, Why Not? Digital skills are more than hot in recruitment this year. They are effectively a “must have””  The message now for jobseekers is to up skill in digital literacy. Still more the case if you aim for self employment, or want to set up your own business. There isn’t a…

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