This week, our creative writing resource encourages students to draw inspiration from some of the most prominent writers in literary history and analyse the opening paragraphs of their most famous works.
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You have 8 balls all of the same size. 7 of them weigh the same, and one of them weighs slightly more.
How can you find the ball that is heavier by using a balance and only two weighings?
You have two ropes and a lighter. Each rope has the following property: If you light one end of the rope, it will take one hour to burn to the other end. They don’t necessarily burn at a uniform rate. How can you measure a period of 45 minutes?
In the final Professional Development Seminar this academic year, our tutors met to further their knowledge on prominent theories in educational psychology. Discussing Piaget, Bloom and the way their theories can be applied in lessons, the tutors had an opportunity to enrich their lesson preparation and teaching skills.
This week’s resource is tailored for Y5-Y6 pupils looking to work on vocabulary development. You can download the worksheet from our Resource Centre:
Using prefixes and suffixes to form new words is an important tool aid your creative writing as well as verbal reasoning skills.
The Guardian have recently published a succinct yet informative list of revision tips – do share them with your son or daughter if they are preparing to sit exams in the coming months.
As Trefoil Tutors continues its series of Professional Development Seminars, our team of tutors met on Saturday for a seminar on Exam Preparation and Tips. Led by Milda Sabunaite, the seminar focussed on offering effective revision and exam preparation support to our tutees in preparation for the upcoming internal, GCSE and A-level exams.
Congratulations to all three of our Y11 pupils who sat their GCSE Mathematics early in January. We are delighted to announce that all three students were awarded an A* grade. Very well done and best of luck with the rest of your GCSEs in the summer!
This week, nine of our tutors attended a Professional Development Seminar titled “Communication skills, inspiring confidence and providing honest feedback”. Led by Milda Sabunaite, the seminar focussed on useful strategies in helping pupils engage with subject material, preparing engaging and interactive lessons, as well as ensuring that both pupils and parents receive regular and honest feedback on the lesson progress.
The monthly Seminars are a part of the Tutor Professional Development Programme at Trefoil.
We are delighted to announce that we have updated our online Resource Centre with a multitude of past papers for 11+, GCSE and A-level pupils across a multitude of subject areas.
Visit http://trefoiltutors.co.uk/resources/ to browse across the different subjects and levels. We hope you will find this a useful resource to help your revision!