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The 3rd of Three Key Components for Exam Success – Natural Academic Ability

By Idris Musty | February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Natural academic ability While it is true that, in any selected group of successful people, one will find very bright and naturally talented individuals, it is also the case that, if you look carefully, you will find that there are also people who do not necessarily have the highest IQ in the same group. I…

The 2nd of Three Key Components for Exam Success – Action and Behaviour

By Idris Musty | February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Action and behaviour by the child We are all a product of our behaviour and any success we are enjoying at present is usually as a result of the actions we have taken in the past. When we speak about action and behaviour, the words that come to mind include priority, organisation, habit, discipline, association,…

Three Key Components for Exam Success

By Idris Musty | February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Achieving highly academically isn’t necessarily about being super bright, as many wrongly assume. I’ve had the advantage of teaching Physics to many bright young people in grammar schools and independent schools over the last couple of decades and I’ve seen young people of average ability, or just above, achieving high examination grades. At the same…

Job Office Manager

By Idris Musty | January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

High Quality and Effective Office Manager / Receptionist As part of our rapid growth, Excel in Key Subjects is looking for an effective Office Manager who will also act as a front person to meet visitors. We require someone who is well-organised, focused and is able to make tangible contributions within a progressive and dynamic…

Teaching Jobs

By Idris Musty | January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Required to teach on Saturdays during term-time or during school holiday breaks. Extra Income for Committed & Experienced Teachers.  A very generous daily rate is available for a suitably qualified teacher You need to have years of teaching experience within British schools at secondary school level You need to have taught your subject for a few…

Croydon Office Admin Job

By Idris Musty | January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Part-time Office Assistant Required – Croydon and Greenwich Admin position We are looking for an Office Assistant to work on Saturday mornings from 8am to 3pm. The job is mainly during school term time and it would suit someone who lives near Croydon or Greenwich. There is the possibility of an additional one or two…

Success creates power and power is achieved through organised efforts

By Idris Musty | December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Abraham Lincoln said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the axe.” It may not be so readily apparent how the quote by this great man applies to certain fields of endeavour, but, for education, it is perfectly fitting. If you think about it, taking a…

Money is not the costliest of investments – guess what is?

By Idris Musty | December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is wrong to assume that the more we spend, the more value we get. This applies to everything, and gifts and presents are an essential part of that. It is incorrect to assume that the more expensive the gift, the more the receiver appreciates it. This is something about which we parents need to…

The Christmas break and the festive Period – making the best of it all

By Idris Musty | December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The school Christmas holiday period is a critical time for parents and their children – particular teenagers who are at a key stage of their education. Teenagers may not be as excited about Christmas as they were when they were younger children, but, nevertheless, there are still plenty of emotions flying around. Whilst it is…

Grammar school or no grammar school – what’s all the fuss about?

By Idris Musty | November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Theresa May, the new prime minister, is bravely pushing ahead with her plan to create more grammar schools despite a mountain of opposition from the liberal elite and middle classes, most of whom are opposed to grammar school – at least in public! Range of schools that we have  At the moment, we have three…

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