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12 hours ago

Grades without exams? How your teen can get the grades they ...

With exams cancelled across the UK, teens and parents across the country have been wondering what these means for GCSE and A Level grades. Unlike 2020, where exams were cancelled in late March, teens have big chunks of the curriculum...

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2 weeks ago

6 ways to remember things

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you need to understand things first (thank you, teachers!), but getting knowledge to stick in your brain is up to you. Some research says that if you don’t revisit...

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3 weeks ago

So schools have closed (again). Here's how to set-up homesch...

So much for the new year being a fresh start! Just a few days into 2021 and a lockdown with school closures has happened. Having the kids home, while covid safe, isn’t ideal for any parent, but at least this...

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4 Headaches You Can Escape With Online Tuition

When your child needs some extra help with schoolwork, one-to-one tuition is a really ...

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Studying at Christmas: getting ready for January

Studying at Christmas can be very challenging for children; wrapped up in the exciteme...

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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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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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Beat the boredom this summer

The paradox of the summer holidays. On the one hand you’re eternally grateful for fr...

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How to plan a gap year

On the day I received my A-Level results, I turned down my university place and took a...

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Applying to university: studying Business Management

I hesitated for a long time between a Marketing degree or a Business Management degree...

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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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