UNDERSTANDING YOUR SCHOOL EXAM
…because better grades create opportunities for life.
Undertaking exams from home can be a daunting experience. Making sure that your child is on target to achieve his or her life goals is an overwhelming responsibility, and without the support of a school many parents feel confused as to how they can measure their child’s progress.
OUR BOARD OF ADVISORS
In order to continually meet the developing needs of schools, students and home educating pupils, MMP has brought together a team of expert advisors, all of whom play a role in offering a vast, collective experience of primary, secondary, state, independent and international education.
- Two of our advisors are Ofsted Inspectors
- Two have served Headships at leading international schools in Europe and the Middle East.
- Two have transformed their schools from under special measures to Outstanding Ofsted reports.
- Two have served as Heads at three leading British public schools.
DR HELEN WRIGHT MA(OXON), EDD, PGCE
Jonathan Hughes -D’Aeth BA (Hons), PGCE
Paul Topping MA (Ed)
Helen Davies MA Ed, B Ed (Hons)
Latest from our Blog
If universities start to set more of their own tests in order to tell candidates apart, the burden will fall on sixth forms, writes Emma White. After this year’s A-level grade inflation dramas, there have been rumblings that universities will start to introduce a wider range of admissions tests, in order tell one triple A* student from
Time to come up with a different plan perhaps? With July now upon us we are almost (but not quite) at the end of the Centre or Teacher Assessed Grade process. I say not quite because we are still working with schools in the Far East who had a special extended deadline due to their political situation and
This year’s grading process has been unfair and stores up problems for later – but it needn’t be that way next year, writes Emma White… Anyone involved in the run up to the Summer 2021 Centre/Teacher Assessed Grade debacle will remember this year for its confusion, chaos and voluminous workload. For my company Mark My Papers,
Using Centre Assessed Grades for GCSE and A-level will fail the most disadvantaged, writes Emma White in her latest article to be published in Independent School Management Plus. There is something almost comedic about this year’s Centre Assessed Grades. Comedic perhaps, if it were not for that fact that future lives, hopes and dreams of a
Emma White considers why schools often fail to nurture pupils’ love of learning Published in Independent School Management Plus Earlier this year, we received the news we had all been waiting for. My 18-year-old son had been offered a conditional place at Christ’s College, Cambridge to study history and modern languages. An immensely proud moment
Dr. Helen Wright MA(OXON), EDD, PGCE, Chair of the Mark My Papers Board of Advisors writes a fascinating piece considering if vicarious domination of a child’s aspiration leads to disappointment for school, parent and student. I could write at length – we all could – about any number of sub-groups of children and young people