Studying With COVID-19: The USA

If you’re homeschooling during lockdown, we’ve put together this series of articles with activities for your child, whatever their age. Each series of activities will take them a week to

The Importance of Interview Skills

If you’ve never interviewed someone for a position, it’s easy to underestimate the importance of interviews. You might think that a bad interview shouldn’t make that much difference; it’s just

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 6

  11.09.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

By the time your child reaches the end of primary school in year 6, it's particularly important for them to have mastered a range of skills, as their secondary school

A Checklist Of Skills For Reception

  29.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

When your child goes to primary school, it can be hard to tell whether they are progressing well or not. Here are some skills that your child should have mastered

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