It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your child’s learning and knowledge throughout their education and it is vital that they are as successful as they can be when undertaking them.

New behaviour code for Sir and Miss caught in schools moral maze

A guide for headteachers in England aims to help them deal ethically with thorny issues like exclusions - and to confront colleagues who do not One of the most enduring images of recent decades has b

Why are exams so important? | Scholar Tutoring Agency

WHY ARE EXAMS SO IMPORTANT? It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your ch

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How to Head for the Highest Grades

How to Head for the Highest Grades Most teens strive to do their best when it comes to exams- and rightly so! It’s important to make their school years count. There’ll be nothing more satisfying-

Scrap GCSEs? We’ve been here before | Letters

Tim Feest on Robert Halfon’s call for an exam overhaul, and Mike Tomlinson’s radical proposal in 2004Good luck with that one, Robert Halfon (Influential Tory calls for GCSEs to be scrapped in exa

Exams: The Cool, Calm and Confident Way

Exams: The Cool, Calm and Confident Way Cool, calm and confident is not often words fitting to a student preparing to sit exams. And those that do fit this description… well, we sometimes worry that

Replace GCSEs with baccalaureate, says Conservative MP

Radical proposal to overhaul exams would allow greater focus on vocational skills GCSE exams in England should be scrapped and replaced with a baccalaureate for school leavers that includes vocationa

Mind Set just before an Exam

Mind Set just before an Exam Before great sporting events, athletes tell of things that motivate and prepare them for the challenging event ahead. Mentally, sportspeople have scenes, routines or image

S3 Parents’ Evening 19/02/19

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S3 is now live. http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS  

Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities

There are currently 3 exciting new Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities within North Lanarkshire Council available to our young people. There are several posts within  Customer Service and Business Ad

Keeping up Momentum

Keeping up Momentum The January Blues may have been and gone, but your teen may still be stuck in a state of sluggishness. With wintry weather still upon us- and prelim exams likely well underway- you

Denying loans to students with weaker A-levels will ‘penalise poor families’

Data shows that leaked proposal would hit the north-east and Yorkshire and the Humber hardest Plans to deny student loans to those with lower A-level grades would hit poor families in regions where s

Football tournaments penalise GCSE students. Can’t we avoid this fixture clash? | Gavin Kelly

A study shows pupils massively underperform in years when there’s a World Cup or European ChampionshipIt was the Hand of God that made me fail my religious education O-level – or at least that’s

Effective Revision Tips

Effective Revision Tips When it comes to revising, your teen will want to maximise on the time that they have to strive towards the top grades! Therefore, it’s wise to consider the best ways to revi

How to retain teachers in the current climate? | Letters

Guardian readers respond to education secretary Damian Hinds’ new strategy for teacher retentionDamian Hinds’ recognition of the need for a new teacher retention and recruitment strategy is to be

Tougher GCSEs widen gap between poorer and better-off pupils

Education department analysis shows gap grew in 2018 after two years of narrowing The introduction of new, tougher GCSE exams in England has led to a widening of the gap between the results achieved

Steiner schools aren’t cranky – we develop heart, head and soul | Letters

Readers respond to Zoe Williams’ article about Steiner schools and the free school agendaZoe Williams (These Steiner ‘failures’ are really a failure of the free school agenda, theguardian.com, 1

GCSE pupils in England outperform those in Wales

England having more than twice as many minority ethnic pupils could be factor, study says Higher levels of immigration and the distorting effects of league tables may explain why children in England

The Power of Guided Revision

The Power of Guided Revision The world of revision looks rather different nowadays, to what it may have looked like several years ago. As a parent recalling your own school days, you may remember bein

Seasons for Growth Information Session

Seasons for Growth is an education program which explores the impact of change and loss on everyday life, and helps people learn new ways to respond. Monday 21st January 9.30—10:30am Orbiston Busine

Schools pushing children into home schooling, say councils

Watchdog told that parents are coerced into home educating, often before GCSEs Local authorities in England say some parents are being “coerced” by schools into home educating their children, oft

Revision Kit List: What Does My Teen Need?

Revision Kit List: What Does My Teen Need? You might think it’s lucky if your teenager finds a pen around the house to write with, let alone owning a whole stash of stationery to revise with! Some t

Muster Up January Motivation

Muster Up January Motivation As parents, we know how important our child’s education will be in the future, and it can be frustrating when your teen doesn’t seem to grasp a sense of the motivation

Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Careers

For all Pupils S4-5 considering a career in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary National Healthcare Weekend Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. Day

S5/6 Parent’s Evening 22/01/19

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S5/6 is now live. Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS You will need: Your title and surname (these must match those we have on record

New Year’s Revision Resolutions

New Year’s Revision Resolutions As we’re celebrating seeing in 2019, your teen might be feeling a little more daunted than celebratory: it’s an exam year- and the months creep ever closer! So, w

Five Ways to Improve Grades

Five Ways to Improve Grades When it comes to improving grades, many teens aren’t sure what to do. Lots of them are under the impression that they “just need to write more” – but this is largel

NLC Festive Support for Families

North Lanarkshire Give a Festive Gift Event

Christmas Fayre

The Cardinal Newman Christmas Fayre will take place on Friday 30th November. Pupils will have the opportunity to attend throughout the day and family and friends are warmly invited from 3.00 – 4.30p

Book Week Scotland 19-25 November

Click the link below to get involved in a national initiative celebrating reading and literacy. http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/book-week-scotland … …


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