GCSE Leisure and Tourism: getting started in a growth sector

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GCSE Leisure and Tourism is a vocational GCSE introduced in September 2002. As it is relatively new and not quite as widely available as more traditional GCSEs, students – and, particularly, parents or guardians – may not understand what this qualification is all about. Leisure and Tourism GCSE teaches you about travel, entertainment and tourism.... Read more »

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How useful are the Times Tables?

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The return to school this week goes hand in hand with new government plans for every child to know their Times Tables, up to twelve times, before they leave primary school at the age of eleven. The children will be given on-screen tests this summer – or checks as the government likes to call them... Read more »

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How valuable are workbooks for home education? 7 ideas for their use

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Looking at the array of academic workbooks in any major bookshop you’d wonder if you’d need anything else to educate a child! They pretty much cover every subject and every level. And with their bright colours and attractive illustrations and cartoons they can be very appealing to children. They are primarily aimed at parents who... Read more »

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