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Speak Italian? Why You Should Learn the Lingo

February 2nd, 2024

Ciao! What career have you set your sights on? Something in the fashion or design business? Perhaps the luxury car industry? Maybe history – or art – floats your boat? Teaching in an International school such as in Rome? Working for a top retail brand In fact, did you know that world-famous brands such as […]

The Three Biggest Benefits of Home Tutoring

January 28th, 2024

Few things in life offer endless benefits. Home tutoring is one of them… Is that really true? Yes – absolutely. Our consistently superb results are testimony to that… Let’s think about exactly how tutoring can make that all-important difference. Tuition Benefit Bonanza  1. Time is ALL Yours. Nothing beats a trained, experienced teacher’s undivided attention. […]

Does Praise Motivate or Can it Backfire?

January 4th, 2024

Do you praise your child to motivate them? Are your well-meaning comments sometimes rejected?  Don’t worry. Children – just like us – are complex creatures who can struggle with their self-worth at the best of times.  And because schools can be a hotbed of competition and rivalry, a child’s journey through school is often a […]

2 Holiday Transition Tips To Make Life Easier

December 27th, 2023

We’ve all been there. That end of term euphoria signalling no school for a few weeks – whether it’s Easter, Christmas or the long summer break.  No more getting up early, no more bells, no more routine. As great as that is at the time, how do you get back into routine again without losing […]

Does Your Child Lack Motivation?

December 6th, 2023

Sometimes teenagers show no interest in learning. Every school day seems to be a struggle. Homework battles are epic. It’s as if our teens drift along like tumbleweed in the wind… Whatever happened to that mojo that burst out of them when they were younger? Can it be found again? Lazy or Lacking in Motivation? […]

Are Learning Gaps Damaging Your Child’s Future?

November 28th, 2023

No other phenomena in the last decade has affected learning more than Covid – the worldwide Pandemic that’s left a bitter legacy. Shutting school gates to hundreds of thousands of students in 2020 caused an inevitable surge of learning problems. From technical issues that limited access to online learning to being struck down by Covid […]

Want to Triumph in GCSE Humanities?

November 4th, 2023

Humanities. Do these subjects really matter? What difference can studying such subjects make? First off, what is a Humanity subject? Humanities … at GCSE Aside from some schools that teach GCSE Humanities as a single qualification – combining several subjects – many schools offer: History Geography Sociology Psychology Classical Studies Plus English and Religious Studies […]

How to Handle Exam Anxiety

October 26th, 2023

Exam anxiety really is a thing! In fact, plenty of teenagers suffer from it year in year out – often scuppering their chances to achieve what they’re capable of. And although exams are designed to enable young people to gain qualifications, the very thought of an exam can lead to overwhelm. Once that strikes, it […]

Has Absence Affected Your Child?

October 6th, 2023

Has your child been absent from school for some time this year? Or has intermittent or long-term staff absence been the problem? Perhaps your teen is still behind because of the fallout from the pandemic? Whichever it is, absence can hugely impact how your child’s education progresses. Why students are absent? A myriad of reasons prevent […]

Is Your Child Playing Catch Up This Term?

September 30th, 2023

Falling behind and trying to catch up is no game! It can be a tricky journey to navigate – especially when it feels like you’re going round in circles. Plus, it’s common to feel really ashamed, embarrassed and inadequate compared to peers who seem to be shooting ahead. And yet, being behind is actually one […]