Tag Archives: Grammar

Advent Calendar Day 22 – When the Reindeer Went Missing

Welcome to Day 22 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Yuletide English Language Quiz for you.  We hope you enjoy it. Instructions: In each question, choose the best word or group of words to complete this passage … Continue reading

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But What, I Hear You Ask, Is a Fronted Adverbial?

Key Stage 2 SATs commence this week and this year’s tests have already proved so controversial that many parents have decided to boycott the them altogether by keeping their children off school. The main source of controversy is government intervention … Continue reading

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The New English Curriculum 2014

The National Curriculum is changing and many schools have already introduced the new English curriculum.  From September 2014 all year groups barring Years 2 and 6 will follow the new curriculum (those year groups will come on stream the following … Continue reading

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The Oxford Comma: an Infographic

Children in Year 6 classes all over England and Wales will today sit the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test for the first time, sparking discussion about the importance of grammar.  This handy infographic, from onlineschools.com, focuses on the Oxford comma, … Continue reading

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Year 6 SATs: Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (Level 6) Checklist

This test is being introduced in May for all Year 6 students.  Read our previous post on changes to Year 6 SATs.  You can use Better Tuition’s checklist to help you ensure your child has covered everything s/he needs for … Continue reading

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