Studying With COVID-19: Supporting Your Child At Home

The global pandemic of coronavirus is forcing schools to shut, causing many parents to become impromptu home educators with no experience or training. If you’re in that boat, here are

Studying with COVID-19: Dinosaurs

With schools across the world closing and parents working from home during the global COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are finding themselves more involved in their children’s education than ever before.

Learning From The Great British Bake-Off

  10.10.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Most of us think of the Great British Bake-Off as an antidote to studying. It’s what we watch with our kids on a school night to relax in a world

5 Ways To Improve Creative Writing Skills

  2.10.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Most children are naturally creative, telling stories and making up rhymes to entertain themselves. Translating this natural ability into creative writing can be trickier, however. Here are some strategies to

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Even if you’ve never heard the phrase “summer learning loss”, as a parent you’ll probably have seen its impact. The long summer holiday is a time for children to relax

Top tips for secondary school applications

Secondary school applications can be a stressful experience. That’s especially true in a county like Oxfordshire that’s home to several of the country’s leading independent schools, including Magdalen College School,

Nature Games

Here at the Education Hotel we believe that learning spans further than the classroom. This time of year as the weather gets warmer in the UK we will almost always

Timetabling Revision

This week marks the February half term in most students calendars. A chance to relax after the hectic January term, to see friends but also to revise. With only 80

LEARNING TO LOVE FAILURE

JK Rowling was rejected by 12 major publishing houses, Thomas Edison took 10,000 attempts to invent the lightbulb and Michael Jordan is known for missing more than 9000 shots in

FIVE TUITION MYTHS

Tuition has always been seen as an add on extra, something whispered about by parents at school gates to push students up a grade. But tuition is changing. Whilst still