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How to pass 11 Plus exams part I

July 27th, 2021

Are your 11 Plus exams looming? Unsure how to make the most of the time you have left? Luckily, you’re in the right place. Our 121 private tutors help scores of students pass their entrance exams with flying colours every year. Because subjects tend to be English, Maths Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning, we’ll initially […]

Private tuition – the biggest benefits

July 5th, 2021

Private tuition – what’s the big deal? Is it really worth it? What’s the catch? The simple truth is? Working with a private tutor can be a game-changer. It stands to reason: your child doesn’t have to share their teacher with 30 other students. Time – THAT is the biggest commodity.  All in all, here […]

Take a Smoother Step to Secondary School

June 29th, 2021

Is your child ready for Secondary School? Nerves galore can strike as a new term approaches, especially because big changes happen all at the same time.  New faces, new buildings to navigate, new systems to follow, new friends to make. Everything can seem daunting as your son or daughter takes the leap from Primary into […]

Impress any University with Your Personal Statement

June 3rd, 2021

Applying for university? Unsure how to write your personal statement? Fear not! Instead, think of it as your sales pitch where you explain why YOU, why THIS course.  Interestingly, here at 121 Home Tutors in Manchester, we come across many students keen to go to Uni in the North West. For that reason alone, competition […]

Is NOW the right time to hire a private tutor?

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? […]

Conquer Adult Education with a Private Tutor

May 5th, 2021

Not every student we teach is still at school. In fact, a growing number of adults accessing private tutors in Manchester and beyond are: Parents whose children have grown up People changing careers Employees looking for promotion Self-employed people wanting to up-skill Those who want to achieve qualifications And more besides. Many older learners approach […]

Is learning a different language still relevant?

April 28th, 2021

With Brexit, the Covid Pandemic and reduction in world travel, is language learning really necessary? A resounding YES from us. Our private tutors in Manchester and Cheshire help scores of people to speak another language. Despite these events, learning a foreign language has never been more crucial. Advances in technology mean that the world is […]

Activate Your Memory through Pictures

April 6th, 2021

One of the greatest problems students have is remembering diverse facts, quotes and information. Just where do you start? When faced with a wall of words across several subjects, turn to art! Pictures that trigger 1000 words Wonder if you remember the strategies we shared in our Brain boosting memory techniques post? There we explored […]

How can a private tutor unlock learning difficulties?

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. […]

Why is it SO important to be good at English?

March 4th, 2021

Your child’s journey with English starts from the moment they say their first word and listen to stories, to learning letters and how to write. Those early years are the foundation for KS2/3 to KS4. Some children, however, struggle through Primary School for all sorts of reasons, arriving in Secondary totally unprepared for the year […]