Are you hoping for your child to win one of the 80 places at Brighton College at 11+? Read on!
Finnian February, 2017
An overwhelming educational concern among parents/guardians of secondary school students is that their child does not read enough and that they may struggle with the English Language GCSE. This blog sets out five easy things you can do at home to help improve your child’s English Language skills.
Pamela February, 2017
Many entrance exams at 7+, 8+ and 11+ ask children to write a story – usually giving around half an hour for this part of the assessment. In such a short time, the beginning of the story should be captivating! In this blog, Hannah sets out how you can help your child to develop their story writing skills and grab the attention of the examiner.
Hannah November, 2016
When learning a foreign language, mastering the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing is key. In this blog, Spanish tutor Chloe sets out some top tips for tuning your ear and improving your listening skills. Find something you enjoy listening to - whether it's TV, radio, film or music - and let your understanding of the language improve and develop.
In the concluding blog of this three-part series, Carl sets out the final four strategies that will help you to secure a level 7 in your IB Chemistry. Using past papers and mark schemes effectively, asking for feedback and support from your teacher or tutor, and remembering to have a life outside of your studies are all key!
Amassing a good range of vocabulary is key to scoring highly in your German IB. This is particularly true for the oral element of the exam when you will be asked to form and voice an opinion. In this blog, Maggie sets out some top tips for how you can best prepare for the interactive oral assessment. Having a few key expressions up your sleeve and reading widely around your chosen topics could get you well on your way to acing the exam!
A bad internet connection can be frustrating for both student and tutor when tuition is taking place online. Following these 5 simple steps can dramatically improve the quality of connection and allow students to connect with the world's best tutors, wherever they may be!
In this blog, top English tutor Isabel demystifies the unseen text and sets out 5 simple steps that will help you to demonstrate how you have mastered the art of practical criticism. As obvious as it sounds, reading the text is a great place to start! Students can often panic and put pen to paper before really understanding the text in question.
Isabel October, 2016
Choosing a tutor can be a very personal and highly-involved process. Parents are overwhelmed with choices, ranging from teachers that tutor part-time, full-time tutors, and even university students looking to earn some much-needed cash. In this article, our top Chemistry tutor Carl lists 7 reasons why choosing a qualified teacher is the best option to help your child achieve academic success.
Carl October, 2016