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

Why A Tutor Can Help With A Personal Statement

  25.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

An application to British universities is made up of several components, such as predicted grades, references from teachers, and other requirements from the universities in question like interviews or sample

The Importance Of Mock Exams

  18.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Many students experience mock exams as an unfairness; if they have to do the real exams, it seems unreasonable that they should have to do a fake practice version as

A Checklist Of Skills For Year 2

  4.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

Is your child sitting Key Stage 1 SATs this year? These exams measure your child’s progress in primary school so far, and you may be wondering what they’re expected to

Why Choose Grammar Schools?

  23.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

The UK has just over 200 grammar schools: 163 of those in England and the remainder in Northern Ireland. In England, grammar schools educate just 5% of the total secondary

What Is The 11+?

  22.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

If you’re a parent trying to decide which secondary school to send your child to in the UK, you might have encountered the 11+.  This exam used to be taken

Education For Expat Children: Supporting Your Children’s Studies When You move Abroad

Moving schools can be challenging for children, being uprooted from their friends and from the surroundings they’re familiar with. When the move is not just to a different town or

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