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English Classes

What is covered?



Year 1 (6-7 years): Emphasis is on reading, handwriting and comprhension.

Years 2 to 6 (7-11 years old - Primary Schools):all strands of english are covered,including: comprehension - inferecne making, summarising, analysing language, poetry, grammar, vocabulary building and most importantly speaking and listening. The material covered is above the UK National Curriculum and meets the standards of UK private schools, this helps prepared for Grammar Schools.

For those that are prepering for grammar schools (11+), tests and exam preperation are also provided.

Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old - High schools): Pupils complete the 13+ curriculum, which also meets the U.K. curriculum standards. Aspects of language includ: incresingly complex comprehensions and writing, grammar and very importantly speaking and listening.

In Year 9, terms one and two, pupils are introduced to GCSE poetry and prepared for the exams. Then language papers are looked in the last term.

Year 10 and 11 (14-16 years):iGCSE or GCSE:

Both papers : Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the GCSE curriculum. These include the language and structural features of texts. Transactional and creative wiriting are covered by giving examples of text and team writng to devleop tasks.
Elements of speaking and listening and incorporated as this is central to develop language.

Who teaches?



Qualified teacher with over 10 years experience in teaching Enlgish

How assessed?



Tasks are given in class and homework is given, reviewed and feedback is provided.

Mathematics

What is covered?



Year 1 (6-7 years): Emphasis is on counting and timestables, place value, Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, measurments and geometry.

Years 2 to 6 (7-11 years old - Primary Schools): The four strands of mathemetics for their age appropriate are covered, including: addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, measurments, geometry and statistics. Students do tests everyweek - where possible and keepup their practice.

For those that are prepering for grammar schools (11+), additional tests and exam preperation are also provided.

Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old - High schools): Pupils complete the 13+ curriculum, which also meets the U.K. curriculum standards. The major topics include: non calculator skills in addition, subtraction, division and multiplication with decimals, percentages, fractions, measurements, approximations, perimeter, area, volume, standard form, algebra, averages, sets, bases, angles, speed, matrices, vectors, simultaneous equations, quadractics, trigonometry, circle theorem, graphs and charts. Tests are given every week to ensure students are retaining the skills learnt.

In Year 9, pupils that have completed KS3(lower high school) syllabus are moved to GCSE (iGCSE) work and the teacher selects topics they need to cover leaving or briefly revising topics that they have already mastered.

Year 10 and 11 (14-16 years):iGCSE or GCSE:

All papers : Paper 1, Paper2 and Paper 3 of the GCSE curriculum. Topics include: Number, Algebra ,Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change, Geometry and Measures, Trigonometry, Statistics and Probability.
Students are given exampapers reularly to help them prepare. There are also intenisve revison session available in term time and holidays.

Who teaches?


Qualified teacher with 20 years experience in teaching Enlgish

How assessed?


Tasks are given in class and homework is given, reviewed and feedback is provided.

Science for Primary and Secondary

What is covered?



Years 2 to 6 (7-11 years old - Primary Schools):

Plants, Animals, Rocks, Light, Forces and Magnets, States of matter, Sound and Electricity, Earth and Space, Evolution and Inheritance, Fossils, Reproduction and Adaptation, and Electricity.

Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old - High schools): Topics include from Biology, Chemestry and Physics are: Life processes, humans, plants, variations, environment, materials, patterns of behaviour, electircity, forces and motion, light and sound, earth and beyond, energy .

In Year 9, pupils that have completed KS3(lower high school) syllabus are moved to GCSE (or iGCSE) work and start to go through the GCSE syllabus in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Year 10 and 11 (14-16 years):iGCSE or GCSE in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Students are taught and encourgaed to make notes and learn these for tests and exam preperation. Exam boards covered include: OCR, Edexcel and AQA.


Students are given exampapers reularly to help them prepare. There are also intenisve revison session available in term time and holidays.

Who teaches?


Qualified teacher with 10 years experience in teaching Science.

How assessed?


Tasks are given in class and homework is given, reviewed and feedback is provided.

one to one.

Individual timing arranged.





Current timetable


South Harrow Time and Day
English/Maths/Science Primary and Secondary Monday to Friday 11am-1pm
one to one. Individual timing arranged.