Is your child ready to start a British school in September 2021?
𝙄𝙨 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙖 𝘽𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙨𝙝 𝙨𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙡 𝙞𝙣 𝙎𝙚𝙥𝙩𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧 2021? Your child has passed the entrance examinations, impressed at the interview and is looking forward to starting at their new school in September 2021. You are beginning to think about sizes for the uniform and sports kit ...
𝘽𝙪𝙩 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙮 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙤𝙣𝙨? Pupils who have been educated in Asia, following a local curriculum, may find that there are significant differences to British education.
𝘼 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙨𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 British schools, with pupils entering aged 13+, use the pupil’s initial year, Year 9, as a period of transition. The majority of pupils, educated within British preparatory schools, will be well-prepared for a curriculum moving towards GCSE examinations. However, overseas pupils can experience some difficulties switching educational systems.
𝙃𝙚𝙡𝙥 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙈𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙖 𝙏𝙪𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 Minerva has experience of preparing pupils for the demands of British education. Individual online lessons prepare pupils for subjects they may not be familiar with or lessons that have a change of emphasis. Over the coming months we will run a series of posts giving advice on particular subjects within the British curriculum. However, if you have any particular concerns please contact us.
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