How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

Workshop  – 6th August The Personal Statement is a vital part of the UCAS application that will need to be submitted ahead of January 15th 2020 for students starting university in Autumn 2020. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that is required to make an excellent impact...

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Special needs and disability funding under pressure across London

Special needs and disability funding under pressure across London

Special needs and disability support in London schools is facing “unsustainable financial risk” according to a report from London Councils. A “dramatic and sustained rise” in demand for special educational needs and disability services (SEND) has led to a £77 million funding gap in the capital, research found. There are...

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What the Haitch!

What the Haitch!

That doyen of accuracy, the Oxford English Dictionary, gives ‘aitch’ as the correct way of pronouncing the letter H. (‘Aitch’ is  of course derived from the Late Latin ‘aha’ through Old French  and Middle English ‘ache’.  Aha, you didn’t know that?) But, mysteriously, this is not the pronunciation that is...

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Taking the Devil out of Prada: Why study fashion?

Taking the Devil out of Prada: Why study fashion?

There are more requirements to become a successful fashion designer than just watching The Devil Wears Prada on repeat. It requires creative freedom, expressive fearlessness, and years of education. Fashion design is the art of creating clothes through the application of different techniques, designs, and materials and students who dream...

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South Thames College Students collaborate for end of term Charity Fashion Show

South Thames College Students collaborate for end of term Charity Fashion Show

Last week saw South Thames College students from a variety of courses come together for the end of year charity fashion show. South Thames College partnered with a local South London charity, Wandsworth Oasis, who are celebrating 30 years of HIV support and prevention through its 10 South London charity...

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Westminster primary schools wanted for volunteer reading programme  designed to help improve children’s literacy

Westminster primary schools wanted for volunteer reading programme designed to help improve children’s literacy

Programme launched to help schools support children who are at risk of not reaching the expected level for reading Literacy charity, Bookmark Reading, is looking to partner with Westminster primary schools that want help in providing reading support to children in years 1 to 3. Bookmark matches schools with vetted...

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Discover a world of possibilities at the Language Centre, SOAS

Discover a world of possibilities at the Language Centre, SOAS

Most people would agree that knowing the language(s) of a society is the key to accessing its distinct ways of formulating and communicating ideas. The increasing interest of the UK in forging trade and commercial partnerships beyond the confines of Europe now make the gaining of at least functional competence...

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WAES Summer Open Event

WAES Summer Open Event

Westminster Adult Education Centre (WAES) is holding an Open Event on Saturday 15 June 2019 at their Lisson Grove Centre. The day will mark the start of the enrolment period for programmes starting in September. WAES offer a range of qualifications and short courses in subjects as diverse as fine...

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Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

You are invited to join Simply Learning Tuition for an inspiring early evening seminar with their charity partner, Shivia, on Monday 17th June at Eaton House Belgravia. The seminar is suitable for teenagers and adults. CEO and Founder, Olly Donnelly, will be joined by her management team, Joe and Chandrani...

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Special Needs, we need to rise to meet the challenges

  by Dr Raj Chandok, FRCGP MSc MBBS DC DRCOG DFFP D Med Ed The term “special needs” is usually thought of in relation to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities or SEND. Children fall under this category if it is determined that they have a learning difficulty or...

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