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How to study successfully without dropping grades

November 9th, 2018

Just how DO you study? It’s surprising how many teenagers simply just don’t know. Revise this, revise that. But what does that really mean? What strategies should you be nailing? The BIG problem with studying is? Distractions! They’re everywhere. Social media, videos, texts, surfing the Internet… Before you know it, you’re stalling – wasting precious […]

How to ace exams and tests

October 26th, 2018

Facing exams soon? Perhaps end of term, key stage or unit tests, GCSE subject tests, mock exams, common entrance papers, SATs, A Levels… Because there’s so much testing in schools now, you’d think children find it easier? Sadly, no. Many children our team of private tutors support fall into two main categories: those feeling overwhelmed and […]

Eat your way to success

October 4th, 2018

It’s shocking to think that British kids are some of the unhealthiest children in the world. In fact,  recent statistics show that (23.6%) of children in reception are obese or overweight. Really?? The truth is, our children consume twice the recommended daily sugar intake. Even though the sugar tax will help to reduce this, the […]

Stress-free entrance exam tips

September 30th, 2018

Is your child sitting Cheshire or Manchester grammar entry exams or 11+ papers? You’ll know it can be quite a challenge for children to fly through these with ease. Most children, whatever their ability, need some support in how to answer questions, and tackle practice papers. Here are two top tutor tips to help your […]

Why is there a boom in Home Schooling?

September 3rd, 2018

We are witnessing a seismic shift in education where more parents than ever are electing to home school their children. But why? Well, the reasons are growing: An inflexible school curriculum Lack of special needs support Increase in bullying, anxiety and social issues Lack of support for mental health Toxic system where exam results seem […]

Are you ready to get back to school?

August 27th, 2018

It seems like just yesterday when the schools broke up for the holidays, and yet here we are with a new term beckoning… A new term can be a shock to the system after a relaxed few weeks where the usual routines have gone out of the window. That’s why it helps to get prepared […]

Make your final year count

August 6th, 2018

Education is all about new beginnings, new opportunities. Even if you received a disappointing report last year – where you perhaps didn’t meet expectations or target grades – you now have the chance to put that right. Even though it’s the Summer hols, you can still get yourself lesson-ready so you can get ahead in […]

Discover the Secrets of Science

July 26th, 2018

Science. It’s one of those fascinating subjects which keeps on giving… New discoveries are happening every day, scientists are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible – plus it helps us make sense of the world around us. In fact, the news is full of Science. Droughts, extreme weather systems, chemical weapon attacks, space travel, new […]

Avoid the summer slump

July 3rd, 2018

Brain drain… Is it a ‘thing’? Yes, without doubt. Many studies over the past 20 years have concluded that summer learning loss is real – not a myth. The facts are that children can: lose months of reading skills over the summer holiday take 6 weeks to regain skills that they ended the previous academic […]

Change your career – become a private tutor

June 27th, 2018

Working in education is one of the best careers in the world! You can become a life changer and dream maker…. It’s true. Imagine a child with zero confidence who doesn’t believe they are worth anything. Under your guidance, they start to feel more confident and skilled – leaving them feeling they can achieve anything! […]