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by Newtandcucumber
Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: French
Replies: 18
Views: 5901

Re: French

Added to Aamigo123, are there any model answers papers available for Frenchm Spanish, German at O and A Levels, please.
by Newtandcucumber
Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Expensive home, elite school?
Replies: 44
Views: 9478

Re: Expensive home, elite school?

We have the same issue in England. Private schools are not affordable for even the middle classes. The best state schools tend to be in more affluent neighbourhood catchments. Social Mobility has become de rigeur since PM May came to power. Here white working class, and Pakastani/Bangladeshi origin ...
by Newtandcucumber
Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: United Kingdom - London
Replies: 1016
Views: 149095

Re: Travel: United Kingdom - London

Dnls_mum

Hi. Just wondered. Did you go to Cambridge. Looking to go on Saturday, weather permitting. It is about an hours train journey fro me, or up to 2 hours by car.
by Newtandcucumber
Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: O-Level Biology
Replies: 51
Views: 33096

Re: O-Level Biology

Can anyone help me with this question? Suggest and provide one reason why a sucrose molecules may be transported to a fruit but not the root? Hi Kitty I think you need to consider translocation, and the following flow chart from a SAP O Level Biology Revision Notes book may help: http://i65.tinypic...
by Newtandcucumber
Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Tuckshop
Topic: Singapore Michelin Guide
Replies: 24
Views: 8152

Re: Singapore Michelin Guide

Hi

You may enjoy this respectful and glowing article on Singaporean Culinary Finery, from the UK Independent newspaper.

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/asi ... 68171.html
by Newtandcucumber
Sun Jul 31, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: United Kingdom - London
Replies: 1016
Views: 149095

Re: Travel: United Kingdom - London

Wow, Dnls_mum. I hope you enjoyed it here in Britain. Even I have never been to Stonehenge but do intend to. We did the Harry Potter Studio tour at Easter, and the boys loved it. We did Windsor a few years ago, and totally love led the Jewls section. Interesting story about Eton. We had a gas engin...
by Newtandcucumber
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: United Kingdom - London
Replies: 1016
Views: 149095

Re: Travel: United Kingdom - London

Wow, Dnls_mum. I hope you enjoyed it here in Britain. Even I have never been to Stonehenge but do intend to. We did the Harry Potter Studio tour at Easter, and the boys loved it. We did Windsor a few years ago, and totally love led the Jewls section. Interesting story about Eton. We had a gas engine...
by Newtandcucumber
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: Big fish in small pond OR small fish in big pond?
Replies: 28
Views: 7464

Re: Big fish in small pond OR small fish in big pond?

My niece was the lowest scoring entrant to her exam selective grammar school. She was a small fish in a big pond. She struggled for 3 years. She progressed. She has just completed first year of Dentistry at Kings College, London. Always better to be in a big pond. My two sons were big fish in their ...
by Newtandcucumber
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Daily cleaning by students introduced in all schools
Replies: 24
Views: 7418

Re: Daily cleaning by students introduced in all schools

Daily cleaning by students will be introduced in all schools The move is intended to inculcate in students a sense of responsibility and good life habits, says MOE. http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/daily-cleaning-by/2547644.html SINGAPORE: Annual spring cleaning for the classroom or be...
by Newtandcucumber
Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: United Kingdom - London
Replies: 1016
Views: 149095

Re: Travel: United Kingdom - London

Just heard the great news. Michael Gove will run for Leader of Tory Party, and therefore Prime minister. It is he who reformed our education system to make it the best in the world- elect. "Elect" because new best-in-class A Levels and Eng and Maths GCSEs tested in 2017, and remainder best-in-class ...