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3 weeks ago

6 top takeaways from "How to Learn: MyTutor with Barbara Oak...

Teens spend a lot of their time working out what to study and how to do better at school, but few of us get taught how to develop the learning habits that will see us through school and beyond. Last...

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2 days ago

How the pandemic has changed education - and what we can do ...

Needless to say, it’s been a year unlike any other in UK education – the most disrupted year since WW2 to be precise. There have been lows, extra lows, and a fair few highs for many families too. It’s no...

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1 week ago

How to help your teen get ready for the Summer term

In a normal year, the Easter holidays are revision-central. You might have thought it’d be different this year with national exams cancelled, but for many this is still the case, as most schools are holding internal exams to contribute to...

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2 weeks ago

5 reasons why teens should catch up on exercise this holiday...

Since schools first closed last year (and then opened, and then closed again…), parents have all been worried about their kids falling behind on their learning. And with so much focus on catching up lately, it’s been easy to forget...

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How the pandemic has changed education - and what we can do next

2 days ago

Needless to say, it’s been a year unlike any other in UK education – the m...

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How to help your teen get ready for the Summer term

1 week ago

In a normal year, the Easter holidays are revision-central. You might have thought it&...

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5 reasons why teens should catch up on exercise this holiday - and 5 fun ways to do it

2 weeks ago

Since schools first closed last year (and then opened, and then closed again…), pare...

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6 top takeaways from "How to Learn: MyTutor with Barbara Oakley"

3 weeks ago

Teens spend a lot of their time working out what to study and how to do better at scho...

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7 ways to help your teen plan their career

It’s never too early – or too late – for teens to start planning the...

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Grades without exams? How your teen can get the grades they deserve in 2021

1 month ago

With exams cancelled across the UK, teens and parents across the country have been won...

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A year of homeschooling: how parents have found it and what they've learnt

1 month ago

It’s been 12 months since UK schools first closed to protect the spread of Covid...

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6 reasons why online tuition works for my daughter

2 months ago

We thought we’d let a parent do the talking this week. Mum, Claire, shares the highs...

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Teen wellbeing during lockdown: 4 tips from a Psychologist

3 months ago

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, and it’s no news to parents th...

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8 top homeschool tips from a Headteacher and a Psychologist

3 months ago

Last week we were joined by Headteacher Kathryn Hobbs and Psychologist and Child Wellb...

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