Archive for September, 2013

My child is struggling with phonics – do we need a tutor?

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Most children in the UK learn to read using phonics. We know some parents struggle with how to support their child, especially if they aren’t familiar with how phonics fits with learning to read and English. Recently we had a call from a concerned parent in the Knutsford area. Her daughter has just gone into […]

How to write a personal statement

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

If you want to go to university in 2014 then you’ll probably be applying right now. For most people the hardest part of the UCAS application is the personal statement section. We’ve put together some top tips on crafting a great personal statement. 1. Your personal statement is 47 lines (4000 characters) which tells the […]

Religious Studies tuition

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

One subject we get regular calls about is religious studies. We have private tutors who cover Manchester and Salford tutoring in Religious Studies to GCSE level. Parents often call us because it’s not a subject they feel comfortable supporting their child with or don’t feel they have the materials they need to tutor in their […]