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How to combat homework hostility

November 7th, 2019

Homework can feel like an endless struggle… One that never seems to end. If you are not careful, it can turn into a full-blown fight … every day! How do you stop this? As ever, our experienced tuition team here at 121 Home Tutors have some fantastic practical advice to help you get through trying […]

How to conquer low self-confidence

October 28th, 2019

One of the biggest issues affecting a child’s academic performance is lack of confidence. It can strike at any time or age – and have seriously long-lasting effects. No wonder – here at 121 Home Tutors – scores of worried parents approach us about this problem every year. Sadly, a lack of self-esteem can be […]

Online lessons could not be easier

October 4th, 2019

As well as exceptional face to face lessons across Manchester and Cheshire, you can now learn through one to one lessons online with our fab tutor team wherever you are in the world! Learning online is a piece of cake Best of all, our online tuition platform is a piece of cake. In short, you […]

Think about your future career today

September 26th, 2019

The world really is your oyster. Whatever subjects you excel at, there is an exciting ocean of opportunity just waiting for you to dive in… And yet, careers advice can fall a little flat at school. Many students consider A levels based on the subjects they enjoy without really thinking beyond that. While enjoying a […]

Have you set your academic goals yet?

September 5th, 2019

If you had a bad school year, dipped last term, failed an exam, didn’t do as well as expected or just simply didn’t get your act together, guess what? You can wipe the slate clean and start again. It’s never too late to start! Though it seems daunting at first, if you take practical action […]

Failed an exam? Kick-start your future today

August 26th, 2019

Whatever time of year it is, you might either be elated by test or exam results, or utterly crushed by them. Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. It is a normal part of life to fail occasionally… Far from being the end of the world, it is an opportunity to make something of yourself. It’s […]

Exciting Online Tuition Opportunity

August 7th, 2019

Exciting times at 121 Home Tutors as we are now able to offer tutors and teachers a new virtual teaching platform instead of just home visits. Is this something you’d love to do? The endless benefits to online tuition Imagine: no more rush-hour traffic around Manchester (or any other town/city for that matter!). No more […]

Relaxing ways to brush up your 11 Plus skills

July 27th, 2019

Sitting entrance exams can feel like you are going into battle – not just against yourself, but against many other local students all fighting for those coveted school places. Whether it’s the holidays or weekend, here are some fun ways to polish up on those skills – while maintaining interest and motivation: Be a bookworm […]

Thinking of arranging tuition? Why it pays to think ahead

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 […]

Weapons of mass ‘digital’ distraction

June 27th, 2019

Our children are fast growing up! As they find their way in the world, they are feeding their brains with a digital diet – far removed from the childhood we recognise. Today, communication is instant. No sending letters via postboxes, or dialling curly-flexed telephones. Our kids text and Snapchat instantly on their own smartphones… Where […]