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Dealing with exam result anxiety: Advice for parents

January 24, 2022

Looking for parent advice on how to deal with exam result anxiety? We share some insights from a parent and educational professional.  Sitting exams...

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Two primary school aged pupils in the classroom preparing for the 11 Plus comprehension exam

11 Plus Comprehension Tips: Exam Guide

January 14, 2022

The 11 Plus can feel daunting, not only for our 10 year olds, but also for us parents too! Especially when faced with a raft of question types that...

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No child need ever feel unloved or out of place – Raven

January 7, 2022

Raven is an inspirational Explore Tutor who shares a simple message that can help us all make a difference in our interactions this year.  ...

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Winter learning activities to encourage festive focus!

December 17, 2021

Do you feel that your child has less focus and energy for learning over the winter? You’re not alone! We collated parents’ feedback, to find out...

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Tutor, student relationships – the right learning partner

December 14, 2021

People make the difference. Especially when it comes to learning.  An influential teacher, mentor or role model can make a lifelong impact on a...

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Best educational gifts for children: The gift of learning!

December 1, 2021

Stuck for gift ideas for your kids? Want to avoid the latest fads and get something more long-lasting? Then look no further because I have compiled a...

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Mentor vs tutor: What’s the difference?

November 30, 2021

Mentoring and tutoring can both offer children the support needed to reach their goals or improve their confidence. But which is right for your...

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Reading for pleasure: inspiring children to read

Reading is not just something that children should do in school, it needs to be an everyday part of our lives and something we choose to do at all...

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Time management tips for busy parents

November 24, 2021

By Carey Ann Dodah Do you feel overwhelmed at times? Wish you could make life easier and have more time for loved ones and yourself? I have spent the...

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11 Plus vocabulary – How to build a rich vocabulary

November 15, 2021

We have supported over 50,000 children through their 11 Plus exams over the last 18 years. One of the elements that benefit children the most is...

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