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Lessons learned from lessons taught: 4 things parents have d...

When schools closed in March, parents everywhere were thrown into homeschooling overnight. We’ve seen valiant efforts across the board – from full-time doctors teaching their kids Science GCSE after long shifts, to creative schedules involving off-curriculum histories, international relations and...

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Changes all round - Adapting your teen's homeschool routine

As many parents have found during lockdown, keeping a regular routine gives kids a sense of consistency and structure when they’re at home for months on end. Since schools reopened for some year groups in England and Wales though, and...

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Home, sweet homeschool: is homeschooling right for you?

If the concept of homeschooling conjures up images of hippy mothers and finger-paintin...

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Why you should be an online tutor

When I arrived at university, I realised two things about my new life. The first was t...

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Best books to read 2017

The summer holidays are a perfect time to focus on the reading that you want to do, ra...

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Move over Hogwarts - 5 Schools We Wish We Went to

St Trinian’s School The girls of St. Trinian’s – the daughters of mobsters, ...

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How to Motivate Moody Readers

Not everyone is born with a love of the written word, and in an age of iPads, laptops ...

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How an online tutor could have kick-started my life.

I grew up in the East End of London and as anyone else who grew up here will tell you,...

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