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Helpful guides and advice for parents and teachers.

Building Resilience: A Guide for Parents
17 Oct 2021
Some children will develop resilience, or the ability to overcome serious hardship, while others will not. Parents being able to understand why some children do...
The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents
10 Oct 2021
This article provides a guide for parents of current Year 5 children looking to prepare them for the 11+ Exam in September 2022 to enter their child into Year 7...
How Will GCSEs and A levels Work in 2022? A Guide for Parents
05 Oct 2021
The Department for Education and Ofqual have just revealed details on the plans for GCSEs and A levels Examinations in 2022. ----------------------------------...
The Benefits of One-to-One Tuition: A Guide for Parents
02 Oct 2021
The benefits of one-to-one tuition: 1. The tutor has the opportunity to focus on the specific subjects and areas that your child may be struggling with. At sch...
Support Your Dyslexic Child: A Guide for Parents
01 Oct 2021
It is estimated that dyslexia affects about a tenth of the population in the UK and is the most common of all specific learning difficulties. Dyslexia is often...
Understanding Your Child's Curriculum: A Guide for Parents
26 Sep 2021
The national curriculum outlines what a child should learn and know by the end of each school year. It also contains lots of information for both parents and te...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents
13 Sep 2021
This article provides a guide for parents of children looking to enter their child into Year 7 (11+ Entry) or Year 9 (13+ Entry) at an Independent School in Sep...
How to find the best tutor for your child
10 Sep 2021
With what can seem to be an unlimited number of websites advertising tutors, how do you as a parent make sure you have found a great one for your child? More a...
Autism and Asperger's: A Guide for Parents
06 Sep 2021
Autism and Asperger's: Exploring the Benefits of 1:1 Tuition Children with either Asperger's Syndrome or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) see, hear and feel the...