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Achieve your English GCSE the Easier Way

January 28th, 2020

Since posting, ‘Can you really revise GCSE English?’ it’s interesting to note that this remains a core subject which many students continue to struggle with. But why? Many of our local students across Manchester and Cheshire tell us that the combination of Language and Literature swallows up so much time. It can take weeks to […]

Your essential tick list when hiring a private tutor

January 3rd, 2020

Your child is precious – you can’t take any chances with their wellbeing. So if you are considering hiring a private tutor in Manchester or Cheshire – or maybe online – it’s essential to do your homework first. Just because some tutors advertise via online directories, there is no guarantee that they are safe. These […]

Master GCSE Maths Revision

December 27th, 2019

Maths is like Marmite – you either love it or hate it! If you are one of the students who just doesn’t ‘get’ Maths, revising can feel like a bumpy ride. Maths is also one of those subjects which parents struggle with too. How Maths is taught nowadays is really different to Prehistoric times! So, […]

How to Smash GCSE Science Revision

December 5th, 2019

Science is a HUGE subject to get your head around – whether you are studying Combined Science, Double Science etc… Like most students, there might be one individual subject which causes you some serious grief. So, just how do you prepare for such information-heavy exams? Don’t fret; follow these handy hints instead. Your Guide to […]

Breaking News: New T-Levels announced for 2020

November 27th, 2019

Exciting changes are happening in education from 2020 onwards… Currently, 16 year olds (post GCSE) can seek an Apprenticeship, go on to study A Levels, or study a Vocational course such as a BTEC. All can eventually lead to you heading to Uni if you choose. However, to modernise post-16 education, the Government has decided […]

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 […]