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How to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

How to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

After a summer full of fun and games, it is almost finally time to get back to reality with the September school return on the horizon. During the past few weeks, your child would have had a blast playing and enjoying themselves – which has been massively needed following the pandemic. However, what could have been detrimental to them is the summer learning loss that is, unfortunately, part and parcel of the process. Summer learning …

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Prepare Your Child for the Next Academic Year with Tutoring

Prepare Your Child for the Next Academic Year with Tutoring

It’s almost that time of year again. The dreaded September return to school for children, which is equally as welcomed by parents! There are so many considerations that are probably running through your mind right now—new school uniform, supplies, planning packed lunches and school runs. But with the added health and safety risks surrounding Covid-19, it can be a manic time trying to get everything in order, that is for sure. Have you thought about …

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How to Help Your Child Excel in Their Passions

How to Help Your Child Excel in Their Passions

Throughout school, your children will have to study a whole host of different subjects. From Science and Maths to English and everything in between, they will learn a wealth of useful information helpful to the rest of their careers. But at some point, they will have to narrow down their options little by little – during GCSEs, then A-levels and finally further education. As is the case, your child will have to decide what they …

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Tutoring Supporting Students Who've Missed Out on Education

Tutoring: Supporting Students Who’ve Missed Out on Education

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our students’ learning and could prove to be detrimental to the rest of their academic careers. Not so long ago either, the education secretary was accused of having lower ambitions for children. The funds recommended by the education recovery commissioner of £15bn were slashed by about a tenth to £1.4bn within the post-pandemic catch-up programme. That roughly equates to £50 per head for each student. In the US, £1,600 is …

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How to Properly Support Your Child's Education Post-Covid-19

How to Properly Support Your Child’s Education Post-Covid-19

Headteachers and other organisation officials across England have branded the government’s school catch-up scheme ‘chaotic and confusing’. The National Tutoring Programme (NTP) uses private tutoring companies to provide extra catch-up help for disadvantaged pupils in England. During a survey of 150 schools in the North East, less than 20% said they had engaged with the programme. One primary school headteacher even went as far as to call it “a shambles”. Although the government has good …

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How Tutoring Can Support Students Facing Teacher-Assessed GCSEs

How Tutoring Can Support Students Facing Teacher-Assessed GCSEs

Since coronavirus spread and lockdown restrictions were put in place, students across the country have been unable to sit their exams for apparent health and safety reasons. The original solution was to blend teachers’ predicted grades with an algorithm, which sparked a backlash from students and school and college leaders due to ‘unfair’ results. Following the huge uproar, the government did a U-turn and awarded students their results based on teachers’ predictions rather than the …

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Supporting Students Missing Out On School

How To Support Your Child During A Class Lockdown?

Across the globe, there are millions of children and young people still having their education disrupted due to COVID-19. Even though schools in the UK are now open, many children are still not in school every day due to positive Covid tests within their classes. It’s no surprise that many children are still struggling to find their feet after a traumatic twelve months and many parents are nervous about the impact on their child’s education …

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How Tutoring Supports Stressed Students

How Tutoring Supports Stressed Students

Students experience stress every day of their school lives. But did you know that 50% of people with lifetime mental health problems will experience the first symptoms by the age of fourteen years old and most of the cases has a stress-related background? With students’ mental health deteriorating at an alarming rate every year, and the societal and academic pressure bearing down on their young shoulders, it is no wonder that students continuously research how …

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Why English Lessons are Vital for Future Success

Why English Lessons Are Vital For Future Success

The English language is a complex, wondrous thing that billions of people across the globe struggle with every single day of their lives. However, as hard as it is to learn, English is the most widely spoken language in the world, with 1.5 billion people speaking it. Due to the complexity of the language, English lessons are vital for children of all ages. As young children, it helps their brains to develop correctly, and as …

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How To Ensure GCSE Success For Your Child

How To Ensure GCSE Success For Your Child

School is stressful for any child, no matter what age they are. However, when you throw GCSE exams into the mix, your child will undoubtedly feel a lot of pressure to obtain excellent results. Either due to the school’s influence, the internal pressure from themselves, or perhaps you have inadvertently told your child that you expect their exam results to be good.  No matter the reason, it is imperative that your child has a supportive …

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