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Is NOW the right time to hire a private tutor?

Friday, May 28th, 2021

The Pandemic effect has led to much disjointed learning. Maybe your child has missed lessons, struggled with online learning and now hasn’t a clue whether they are coming or going? Is hiring a private tutor, whether you’re in Manchester, Cheshire or beyond, a good idea right now – or will it all just blow over? […]

How can a private tutor unlock learning difficulties?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Has your child has ever seemed stuck, angry about school, resistant to homework, worried about falling behind?  It’s a familiar story here at 121 Home Tutors. Children can very easily end up in a hole that seems impossible to escape from. With parents, fraught about what best to do, it can be a challenging time. […]

Your essential tick list when hiring a private tutor

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Your child is precious – you can’t take any chances with their wellbeing. So if you are considering hiring a private tutor in Manchester or Cheshire – or maybe online – it’s essential to do your homework first. Just because some tutors advertise via online directories, there is no guarantee that they are safe. These […]

Thinking of arranging tuition? Why it pays to think ahead

Friday, July 5th, 2019

The school year seems to whizz past so fast, doesn’t it? Before you know it, a new term arrives and you’re just not ready for it. Panic stations to sort out uniform, stationery, satchels etc.. When it comes to arranging private tuition, one of the most common issues parents face is that they often leave […]

Do you think you need a private tutor?

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

How do you know if your child needs a private tutor? Is it obvious, or are there some telltale signs to watch out for? Interestingly, some children make it clear that they are struggling at school when they are negative about a subject, have special needs, or if their grades suddenly nosedive. Perhaps you have […]

When is it time to call in a private tutor?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

You know yourself that life doesn’t always go to plan. As adults we learn to pick ourselves up and keep going. At least sometimes… Our children, however, might feel so stuck in a learning maze that they can’t find the obvious way out. And it happens a lot more common than you’d think. Has your child missed school? Perhaps your child […]

Six signs your child could benefit from private tuition

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Are you a parent who’s worried about your child’s future? Perhaps their behaviour or grades have concerned you and you’re unsure how to help? Maybe you’ve been thinking about hiring a personal tutor for some time, but are unsure whether your child needs individual support? When is it time to get outside help? Your school years aren’t always […]

Why hire a private tutor?

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Why are more and more parents turning to private tuition to support their child achieve? Everyone has a personal reason, of course. However, as one of the top tuition services across Manchester and Cheshire, here are just four reasons we constantly come across: A confidence booster If your child is struggling at school, and just can’t get a […]

Could a Teacher Shortage Affect Your Child?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

You might have heard about the teacher recruitment crisis in the news? Schools are struggling to recruit qualified teachers across the board. With low starting salaries, many newly qualified teachers simply can’t get on the housing ladder and therefore don’t apply for jobs. As well as this, trainee teacher numbers are down for the third year running. And of […]

Can a private tutor really make a difference?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

‘Time’ is something which none of us can get back. And yet we often come across children here in Manchester who struggle to achieve in the time they have, or who waste so much time and energy as they don’t know how to get the best out of themselves. Unfortunately, being in a class full of […]