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Please read on for current information about the world of education that we feel is worth writing about as well as some quirky facts and helpful revision tips too! Please do let us know if there is a particular topic that you would be interested to read about…

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Why should my child learn how to code?

Parents often ask themselves which hobbies should their children pursue after school and which would be the best skill for them to acquire. Should they learn a language? Learn how to play a musical instrument? Excel at sport? Work hard on their numerical skills? In an article published by The Guardian, Christian Hernandez, a “self-professed […]

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School’s out forever: why super-rich parents are opting to educate their children using private tutors

It reads like an average school timetable: two hours of maths on Monday, two more on Friday afternoon; Tuesday afternoon physics, double English on Wednesday. Latin on Thursday. The difference is that this child’s lessons are taken at home, with a rotation of tutors who charge between £60-100 an hour. They are children who would […]

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Discover more about Dyscalculia…

Some of the greatest minds of the past few centuries have had what most people termed as ‘having a learning difficult’. There are numerous people who have struggles with basic concepts in school and then gone on to be powerful and influential people. US president, Benjamin Franklin who left school at 12 and failed arithmetic. […]

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The Tutors’ Association

In the UK it is thought that 25% of all 11-18 year olds have had private tuition at some point during their education, whilst 72% of all children preparing for Common Entrance have had a private tutor. The private tuition industry in the UK has flourished in recent years, with many parents choosing to use […]

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What makes a good tutor?

There are many reasons why private tutoring is beneficial for children. A private tutor can work at the child’s pace and cater to his or her particular needs. A tutor can focus on problematic areas and approach the material in the way which is most accessible to the child. Children have different learning styles and […]

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Under pressure? Give your child a break, says head

Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally, a leading headteacher says. Peter Tait, headmaster of Sherborne Preparatory school in Dorset, said modern parents who find […]

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Read on for Tips about Exam Preparation

Exams are a stressful time for everyone, for yourself, your parents and even your teachers. The key to make it less stressful is to make yourself as prepared as you can for this period and feel confident about your abilities. Although exams start near the end of the academic year it is important to start […]

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