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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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Helping your child choose their A levels

1 year ago

When your child comes to choose their A Levels, it’s an exciting time for them a...

Choosing your A levels

Your guide to UCAS Clearing: Time for Plan B

With results day looming, you and your teen will be very aware of the pressure creepin...

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New Year resolutions for students and the apps to help keep them

Worried about your children sticking to their New Year resolutions? Or worried they wo...

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Learn a new language: book your child a MyTutor language session

Why should your child learn a new language? Why is practicing a language so important?...

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Bouncing back after results day

Have your results day hit you hard? Here’s some advice on how to recover like a ...

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Literature movies: how Hollywood can help your English grade

Get ahead by reading next year’s English texts. But you don’t have to keep...

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Summer jobs: how to start your career while you're still at school

It may seem absurd to be thinking about careers now, but in a country where the majori...

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3 revision myths you should watch out for

Exams can be stressful, and we’re all familiar with that image of a straight A stude...

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What to do before an exam: our 5 steps

It’s exam day and you want to be in the best mindset. You need to be calm and re...

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