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In this blog, Lulu shares some tips on dealing with boredom in Year 1 children, positive steps to support them and how having a tutor can help turn boredom into learning opportunities.
Mrs Lincoln February, 2020
A love of reading is a key factor in becoming a successful reader. The more your child enjoys reading, the more motivated they will be to read frequently, and so the more advanced their reading skills will become. In this blog, Rosie sets out 10 tips to help children to see reading as a pleasure, rather than a chore.
Rosie January, 2020
It is widely recognised that using practical, hands-on equipment is the best way to teach children early maths skills. In this blog, Rosie (a Qualified Primary teacher and professional tutor) discusses three excellent low-cost resources, and offers tips on how they can be used to teach some fundamental skills.
Rosie June, 2019
In this blog, Rosie sets out a step-by-step guide to phonics: a method which teaches children to read by identifying the individual sounds in a word and blending them together.
Rosie May, 2019
In this blog, Rosie talks all things "Phonics", and sheds light on key terminology used by teachers, which some parents may find unfamiliar.
Rosie May, 2019
Home-schooling is becoming an increasingly popular choice for parents all over the UK and internationally, and having worked both in schools and with children in their own homes, it is clear that children are able to access a well-rounded education whatever the setting! These tips aim to give some practical advice to those who are either currently, or considering, home-schooling their children.
Judith July, 2016
In our opinion, there is no need to hire a tutor for "Four Plus" exams. All 4+ exams are based on active learning, engagement in tasks and an ability to show co-operation, manners and tact in social environments. These are all skills which can be developed at home through good parenting and common sense approaches. The following is a guide containing simple tips for parents to help their children at home.