An elite new GCSE grade for the most outstanding students will be awarded only to the top one in five candidates who currently get A and A*, the exams watchdog Ofqual has announced.

The number of pupils awarded the top grade at GCSE is to be slashed under plans to toughen up the exam system from 2017.

The reforms form part of a major overhaul of GCSE grading which will see the old A*-G system replaced with a new 1 to 9 scale, with 9 being the top grade.

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Christmas at Ecole Nicole

What about being different this Christmas!

Treat your family, friends or little ones to a French or Spanish Christmas Gift voucher, we will throw in a FREE complementary lesson!

– So many of us always wanted to learn another language!
– Do they go to France or Spain on Holiday?
– So many good reasons to start learning a language or brush up your existing skills

Or simply a New Year’s resolution…a new language.

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Christmas at Ecole Nicole

Ecole Nicole in Action in a primary school






GCSE student!

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We are now offering Italian in the Enfield Area for GCSE, A-level, Adult Conversation and Children

Ecole Nicole is proud to say that we are now able to offer Italian tuition within the Enfield area. Italian is spoken by about 60 million people in Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, the Vatican City, Malta and Eritrea. There are also Italian speakers in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, the USA and the UK



Italian is a Romance language, which means that Italian, just like Spanish, French, and Portuguese, is a child of Latin. Latin was once the official language in a large part of Europe because the Romans ruled so much of the area. Before the Romans came, people spoke their own languages, and the mixture of these original tongues with Latin produced many of the languages and dialects that are still in use today.

If you know one of the Romance languages, you can often understand bits of another. Just as members of the same family can look similar but have totally different characters. You find the same contradictions in the dialects (regional or local language differences) in Italy and in other countries.

If you visit Italy, you’ll hear various accents and dialects as you travel the country. Despite the number of dialects, you may be surprised to discover that everybody understands your Italian and you understand theirs.


At Ecole Nicole, We can help you with your Italian tuition by offering qualified Native Speaking tutors for  Italian GCSE, Italian A-level, Italian conversation for adults and Italian for children.

Area covered : Enfield, Potters Bar, Southgate, Cockfosters, Barnet, Hadley Wood Oakwood and many others.


For prices, please choice the category you are looking for from our home page! 



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