REAL LIFE MATHS

MATHS IS EVERYWHERE! Whether you hope to study biology, economics, sociology, psychology, physics or many other subjects, Mathematics is used all the time. You will need to solve numerous Maths problems, as part of your studies. SHOPPING Maths is all around you the minute you step into your local supermarket! You will pass through automatic…

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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

WHAT IS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT?  25 February – 10 March 2019  This event happens every year to celebrate the people who grow our food. These are the people who live in the poorest countries of the world and are often exploited and poorly paid. This year the big focus is on the people especially the women. These are…

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BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK

WHAT IS BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK?  British Science Week is run by the British Science Association. It is a 10 day celebration of science starting on 8th March – 17th March. Every year there is a theme, with the theme this year being ‘Journeys’.  Journey into Space  This year, on 20th July, we will mark 30 years since the first moon landings. This is probably still…

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CHARITY AND GIVING BACK

“Spark Academy is an organisation with a strong social and moral conscious. We care about people, embrace growth, and learning is in our DNA. We are incredibly passionate about our work and always believe in generously giving back to local and wider communities through charitable work. It is our mission to open schools in countries where child slavery…

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A PARENT’S GUIDE TO YEAR 6 SAT’S

Here is some important information about the Year 6 SAT’s. They will be starting on 13th of May 2019 until Thursday 16th of May 2019.  Below is the timetable of when your child will be sitting each SAT.  There are no tests on the Friday of that week.   Monday  The children will need to complete the Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary Test. It includes…

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SCIENCE OF LEARNING

At Spark Academy, we are passionate about understanding new research and developments in the world of education. One area that is coming to the forefront is known as the ‘Science of learning.’ Science of learning is a relatively new field of research. It brings together research from neuroscience, psychology, education and other research disciplines to…

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CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT: 3 WAYS YOUR CHILD CAN BENEFIT FROM OUR TUTORING SERVICES

Since our establishment, we have had parents pop us a few direct messages on our social media channels and schools emailing us a few testimonials, expressing children’s overall improvement. “My child seems more confident since joining the Academy”. “She is always eager to ask questions now”. Childhood development within an educational space should go beyond just…

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