In this blog, the first of a new series, Holly, an experienced ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, discusses how tailored tutoring could help to bridge the gap for your child if you are moving to the UK school system from overseas.
Holly October, 2021
Struggling with Phonics? In this blog, Laura sets out simple but effective strategies you can try at home to boost your child's confidence with phonics
Laura October, 2021
In this blog, Emily, a qualified SEN teacher, explores Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This article is aimed to help teachers of children with CPTSD and contains advice for parents and carers seeking support from school for their child.
Emily September, 2021
In this blog, Graham, an experienced teacher and tutor, takes us through a unique approach to tackling 'unseen' texts for A-Level and GCSE English. You will see that six simple questions can crack open even the toughest of texts. Read on if you need help with unseen texts. Or if you like eggs
Graham July, 2021
In this blog post, tutor and teacher Graham provides an overview of GCSE English, explaining its format and content as well as exploring its development and new innovations. It's a great place to start if you are looking to learn more about GCSE English.
Graham July, 2021
In this blog post, tutor and teacher Simon provides an overview of GCSE Mathematics, explaining its format and content as well as exploring its development and new innovations. It's a great place to start if you are looking to learn more about GCSE maths.
Simon June, 2021
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
In this blog, Lawrence explores some of the pros and cons of small group versus individual tuition. As a qualified teacher, Lawrence has experience of large secondary school classes as well as private small groups and 1:1 tuition. He reflects on the impacts that class size can have on pupil progress.
Lawrence June, 2021
In this blog, Jonathan - a teacher who has taught special educational needs classes in schools and professionally tutored students with autism, dyslexia and attention deficit disorder - breaks down five of the most common special educational needs found in UK schools and provides some advice for teaching those who have SEN.
Jonathan May, 2021
In the final part of the ‘Types of’ 7 Plus preparation series, Meredith describes some of the different interview questions that could come up and offers some tips to prepare for them.
Meredith May, 2021