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Reality Check


Posted on March 14, 2017


Ever have one of those moments when you wonder why something isn’t as publicised as you thought it would be?   Hands up; how many of you are parents with children attending formal primary school education? Now keep your hands up if you were aware of the ‘go ahead’ for the new times tables test which should be ‘hitting’ your children next …

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Look a little closer and you will see


Posted on February 14, 2017


We know the issue is there, it’s dormant, silently bubbling away underneath the surface. It will rear its ugly head sooner then we think…   Soon our children, your nieces, nephews, pupils ext. will be subject to yet another mandatory, standardised test! Yes, another one, one which has been put on hold for quite some time.   Until now our Government has been over …

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Underpinning the principals


Posted on December 14, 2016


Let’s face it; for most of us, Times Tables is a difficult subject that few have mastered. If you do not understand the basics as a child, most likely you will never have a firm grasp of mathematicalprincipals as an adult.   Times tables is one of those topics which has the ability to switch a child off from learning or inspire them …

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We’re 3 years behind!


Posted on November 26, 2016


Times tables, Times Tables Times Tables! There is now a massive emphasis on times tables throughout all schools in the United Kingdom! All children are to know all their times tables by the time they leave primary school. If you didn't know, now you do!   I don't think this is the easiest task in the world! Let me break it down …

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Help us break the Guinness World Records for the largest Maths Class


Posted on January 31, 2016


  In December 2010 Mr NK and his team achieved the Guinness World Record for the largest maths class of 275 people. However since then it has been beaten numerous times around the world. Sweden currently hold the record of 3611 people.   IT’S TIME TO BRING THE RECORD BACK TO ENGLAND (BIRMINGHAM). ON SATURDAY 16TH APRIL, WE WILL ATTEMPT TO BREAK THIS …

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Visit to Paris -Young People and Diversity Conference


Posted on January 31, 2014


Franco-British Council - Young People and Diversity Conference

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Pride of Britain winners given tour of Downing Street by Prime Minister


Posted on November 9, 2013


Just hours after being named as the Pride of Britain during a star-studded celebration, the winners arrived in Downing Street yesterday for a tour of No10 by the Prime Minister.   The inspirational group, all clutching their silver statuettes, were joined by their families in the grand Pillared Room where they met David Cameron.   And as soon as the premier walked in, he made a …

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Prince Charles tells Mr NK he’s won a Pride of Britain Award


Posted on November 9, 2013


He thought he had been invited to Clarence House to discuss his groundbreaking way of teaching maths with charity officials   Prince Charles gave the Royal seal of approval to one of our inspiring Pride of Britain winners in a hilarious surprise moment.   Clifford Harding thought he had been invited to Clarence House to discuss his groundbreaking way of teaching maths with charity officials when …

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Pride Of Britain’s Maths Maestro


Posted on November 9, 2013


Clifford Harding has been awarded for teaching children new ways to improve numeracy skills     Clifford Harding, centre, with Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Mike Leddy, left, and Lady Mayoress Pauline Leddy.   HE IS the Pride of Britain and the pride of Birmingham too after millions of TV viewers watched maths maestro Clifford Harding scoop a national award for his unique way of …

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Our visit to the House of Parliament


Posted on September 3, 2013


Watch Mr NK & The Children performing their Tunes Times Tables at Houses of Parliament.  

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