Posts Tagged ‘summer holiday tuition’

The essential school holiday checklist for stress-free parenting

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Summer will be gone in the blink of an eye, and yet the holidays themselves seem to stretch on forever. It can be a stressful time planning activities for the kids, working and yet being organised in time for September. Tempting as it is to drop everything and wait until the autumn term, we’ve some handy […]

Struggling with SATs exam results?

Friday, July 15th, 2016

With just 53% of children meeting the ‘expected’ standard in reading, writing and maths, almost half of primary children underachieved under the new SATs exams. How did your child do? Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan stressed parents and teachers shouldn’t compare these results with previous ones since the threshold was raised – meaning it was harder […]

The Big Benefits to Summer Learning

Monday, July 4th, 2016

With some schools in Manchester and Cheshire already breaking up for the summer, that means many children have almost two months off. And even if your child has a 6 week break, it’s still a LONG time without any learning whatsoever. Did you know that American studies have concluded that ‘brain drain’ is real? Children […]