June 18, 2018
Will your child get into a grammar school? This is a question that comes up a lot when parents get in touch with Geek School Tutoring. If you’re reading this and want to know a bit about the thinking behind grammar school preparation and the tutor or not tutor debate, Geek School Tutoring’s managing director, Joycellyn Akuffo speaks on this very topic. Read More
May 2, 2018
At Geek School Tutoring, we are often asked to recommend books that are popular with children and have a good literary content. In year 6, children have often read all the classics in preparedness for the 11 Plus or SATs tests. So, this reading list is mainly to ensure they keep up their reading, and to also give them exposure to more genres, in readiness for secondary school.
The list is order of the authors, not in pririty order, so please choose. Read More
May 2, 2018
With younger children, we try not to be too presciptive about what they should read – it’s al about reading for enjoyment. The reading list below is grouped alphabetically witht he author’s sruname – not in order of preference or importance.
|Chronicles of Narnia||C.S. Lewis|
|The Demon Headmaster series||Gillian Cross|
|The Diamond Brothers series||Anthony Horowitz|
|Paddington series||M. Bond|
|The Iron Man||Ted Hughes|
|Fantastic Mr Fox||Roald Dahl|
|The Sheep-Pig||Dick King-Smith|