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2 weeks ago

6 reasons why online tuition works for my daughter

We thought we’d let a parent do the talking this week. Mum, Claire, shares the highs of online tuition for her and her Year 7 daughter, Lucy. Working from home (or WFH, as the cool kids say) requires a lot...

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1 month ago

Teen wellbeing during lockdown: 4 tips from a Psychologist

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, and it’s no news to parents that Covid-19 has been a really tough time for teens and younger kids. Keeping your teen learning through lockdown while keeping their mood healthy is a challenge...

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1 month ago

8 top homeschool tips from a Headteacher and a Psychologist

Last week we were joined by Headteacher Kathryn Hobbs and Psychologist and Child Wellbeing Specialist Alicia Eaton, for our webinar “How to Homeschool” (you can watch whole recording here). Kathryn and Alicia shared amazing tips all evening, and here we’ve...

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

8 hours 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 weeks ago

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

MyTutor for Parents

Teen wellbeing during lockdown: 4 tips from a Psychologist

1 month ago

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

MyTutor for Parents

8 top homeschool tips from a Headteacher and a Psychologist

1 month ago

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

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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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Shaping the day: how to adjust homeschool for kids of different ages

2 months ago

Since schools were closed and exams cancelled yet again, families across the UK making...

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6 ways to remember things

2 months ago

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you nee...

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So schools have closed (again). Here's how to set-up homeschooling for your teen

2 months ago

So much for the new year being a fresh start! Just a few days into 2021 and a lockdown...

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Teaching your teen to manage uncertainty: MyTutor in conversation with Unmind

3 months ago

2020 hasn’t been an easy year for teens. Covid-19, exam cancellations and school...

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