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The big handwriting debate: to join or not to join?

October 19, 2021

  A recent article in the TES has reignited debate amongst the educator and parent community over the benefits of joined-up handwriting in...

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KS2 learning in the classroom

A parents guide to Key Stage 2 learning & tuition 

September 14, 2021

Is your child in Key Stage 2? Find out what to expect and how you can help on this part of their school journey. Key Stage 2 (KS2) is the National...

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Self Care and Wellbeing Tips for Your Family

August 31, 2021

We all need a little bit of self care from time to time. But what counts as self care? And why is it so important for young people?   Self care...

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Mother helping boy get ready for the first day back to school

Your Back to School Checklist

August 24, 2021

Heading back to school after the holidays can often involve stress, tears and tantrums – and that’s just the parents! Avoid the last-minute...

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Children returning back to school

Parents: back to school tips for coping with a new term

August 17, 2021

Returning to school is always a mix of emotions. There’s high hopes and excitement for the year alongside that uncomfortable ‘upside-down feeling...

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Mother helping child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

Help your child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

August 10, 2021

It’s the time of year when many children will be in the final stages of preparation for their grammar school entrance exams (commonly known as the...

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Father and son playing with a kite in a field in the summer

Let’s make the most of summer, together!

August 3, 2021

As a parent, I’ve definitely had my fair share of summers that have come and gone in the blink of an eye. Where, apart from the occasional...

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Child at an Explore Learning tuition trial on the computer

What happens in a tuition trial session at Explore Learning?

July 27, 2021

Have you booked a trial session with Explore Learning yet?   We offer a free tuition trial session with no obligation to join, so you and your...

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Tutor high fiving reception year student

Importance of reception year learning for child development

May 25, 2021

Research shows that children who are taught well in their first year of school go on to achieve better GCSE results in English and maths. Reception...

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Teacher and parent reading school report

How to read school reports: A parent survival guide

May 4, 2021

Wondering how to read your child’s school report to know how to best give them extra support? Discover everything you need to know about school...

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