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It is never too late…

July 2nd, 2020

Sometimes life doesn’t go to plan. Sometimes you have a bad day, week, or even year. You might miss taking an exam that you expected to sit, or else were too ill to attend. Then there’s the exams you worked like anything for,¬† but they just didn’t work out on the day. While it feels […]

Smart Home Learning Study Tips

June 26th, 2020

Are you home schooling, or want to manage homework or study time better? Is set work, assessments and exam prep piling up? It can feel totally overwhelming when you don’t know how to manage everything at the same time. Cue our fab tutor team here in Cheshire and across Manchester. Many students we work with […]

The Perks of Personalised Learning

June 4th, 2020

If you’ve ever had a personal trainer, been taught a musical instrument, or had driving lessons, you’ll know what a difference it makes when an expert is at hand to tackle your problems head on. Imagine instead trying to learn something tricky without help… It’s the same for our children. When teachers rattle through a […]

The Online Route to 11 Plus Success

May 29th, 2020

Is your child sitting an 11+ entrance test this year? Are they ready to face challenging exams? It can seem daunting at first given the competition for limited places. Grammar and private school entry has always been hotly sought after. So it makes sense to build your child’s confidence by learning a raft of techniques […]

Study History To Open Up Your Career Choices

May 10th, 2020

How do you decide which subjects to study at GCSE and A Level? Which could yield the best career opportunities? Surprisingly, perhaps, History offers endless career options. History’s transferable skills include research, critical thinking, and the ability to build arguments using data. All are sought-after capabilities in the career market. Where can a History A […]

What are the big bonuses of online tuition?

April 23rd, 2020

If your child has been sent school work home to study remotely – whether it’s homework, a course to get on with, or remote learning if the schools are shut – you’ll know how tough it is to get children motivated. Distractions seem to appear from nowhere too. YouTube, Computer games, Instagram have a seemingly […]

How to keep learning through the Coronavirus Crisis

April 1st, 2020

The global pandemic has hit the world for six! Here in the UK, schools have closed for the foreseeable, thrusting most parents into the position of being home tutor. Most for the first time in their lives! Schools are supplying plenty of homework, daily learning challenges and packs of information to wade through. While some […]

How to spot if your child has mental health issues

March 24th, 2020

Mental health issues strike most of us at some point in our lives. If you are a regular reader, you’ll know that we often mention student stress, anxiety and mindfulness as young people are now affected by it more than ever before. Children go through a testing time through puberty as it is, so it […]

When should you start 11 Plus practice?

March 5th, 2020

Year 6 is quite a year for our children whether they are sitting entrance exams, SATs or preparing to move up to Secondary school. All are academic hurdles which children need to navigate… Entrance exams for Grammar, Independent or Private Schools need different preparation since the exams fall between September in Year 6 or just […]

I’m just not good enough…

February 27th, 2020

Have you ever heard a child say how useless they are as they’ve failed an exam, or seen their face fall when academically compared to their peers? It’s heart-wrenching. The sad truth is that there is a fixation in society on being perfect. Social media encourages it, and young people are exposed to it every […]