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In this blog, school entrance expert and teacher, Holly, outlines top tips to tackle reasoning tests. Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning tests are used by most independent and grammar schools to help with their selection process. These handy hints should help your child tackle what can be quite challenging questions.
Holly February, 2022
Working out how to keep children entertained over the holidays is a yearly challenge. In this blog, Ed explores the benefits of summer project work on any topic. Although not the most obvious option, giving children the chance to explore beyond the school curriculum, free from exam worries, can be a rewarding and fun way to spend some free time.
Ed June, 2021
Four simple steps to staying 'match fit' for the upcoming 11+ season. With children having to cope with the stresses of lockdown and school closures, Ally provides some valuable advice on how to stay on track with 11 Plus preparation.
Ally August, 2020
We spoke to TheSchoolRun.com about the many benefits of online tuition, something that many students are experiencing for the first time now.
Lawrence June, 2020
As most of us struggle with home schooling (myself included!) we are all facing challenges we never imagined! Mindfulness activities can help children to focus and calm their minds. What better time to dip your toes into the water and explore a range of fun activities which help support emotional well-being for children and adults alike.
Rachel April, 2020
For all the new home-classrooms that have sprung up following school closures, Claudia shares her favourite online and interactive English resources for ages 5-11.
Claudia April, 2020
Here you can find a list of free and low-cost resources to help students develop their English skills at home. This list has been put together by Sophie, a qualified English teacher and Owl Tutor.
Owl Tutors March, 2020
In this blog, Lulu outlines simple ways to build a routine at home whilst your children's schools are closed. Do you have a timetable? Do you need resources? Find all you need to know here!
Owl Tutors March, 2020
In this blog, Michael sets out strategies and resources to make home learning a successful experience for your child. The advice given here can be combined with online tuition to keep your child engaged and in good spirits while schools are closed.
Michael March, 2020