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Why is reading important in early years?

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Why is reading important in early years?

Establishing a love of books and reading from an early age is extremely important in a child’s development in terms of their cognitive function and their emotional and social development. We have explored the benefits of reading and developing an enjoyment out of reading can have on children and have put together a few ideas on how you could make story time more fun!

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SATs Again?

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SATs Again?

The preparation for SATs is vital and it can be the difference between a pass and a fail. For schools, teachers and pupils there is an immense amount of pressure around these exams and, for teachers and schools, this is one of main the priorities and focuses within the year.

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Revision tips

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Revision tips

Revision and exams can be daunting and overwhelming, which is why ensuring that you are well prepared and organised in advance can help to combat these feelings and allow you to feel confident. There are a number of important revision skills and techniques that will enable you to make the most of your revision time and, the lovely folk that we are, we have compiled them all for you here :)

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Biology is Life by Jo Chapman

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Biology is Life by Jo Chapman

According to Jo “biology is life”, and not just in the literal sense! It is something she is incredibly passionate about, and loves sharing her knowledge with her tutees here at INICIO. In this blog, Amelia interviews her to find out more about this inspiring obsession :)

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I failed my A-levels... what do I do now?

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I failed my A-levels... what do I do now?

Although INICIO students rarely find themselves in this predicament, as we have mentored and guided them towards realistic goals, you never know what’s going to happen on the day of the ‘real’ exam. It might be that you were on track for an ‘A*’ all year, but then on the day you misread the main essay question, panicked, or ran out of time, which led to your results day not being quite as happy as you imagined.

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