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2 weeks ago

Kids stuck at home? How to set-up homeschooling for your tee...

After the big lead-up to returning to school after lockdown, lots of families have found their kids learning at home once again. Whether it’s for a school circuit break, if someone in your home has covid-19, or if they tick...

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4 weeks ago

The MyTutor Tutor Awards 2020

We’re happy to bring you the MyTutor Tutor Awards 2020! For the second year running, we gathered hundreds of nominations from parents and students (321 to be precise) – all after the GCSE and A Level results days. These awards...

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What is National Storytelling Week?

Long, long ago, in a land far away… storytelling was a way to pass the time, entert...

Just for funSchool Subjects

Read, read, read everything: why encourage your children to read

Why should children read? In a world of iPhones, Facebook, WiFi and, Netflix, when is ...

School Subjects

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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Applying to university: studying Physics

Any keen readers of the MyTutor blog over the last year may remember a piece on why ph...

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Improving your learning: 3 top tips

Improving your learning…. how do you do it? As students, we often focus solely...

Educational AdviceMyTutorSchool Subjects

Science Bites: what's better for you, butter, margarine or, olive oil?

During exam time its essential that you are eating a well balanced and healthy diet. N...

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How are black holes formed?

How are black holes formed? What are they? And what would happen if you fell into one...

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Memorising your revision notes? Meet Max, a memory champion

Easter holidays are here – and for many, it’s a tricky kind of non-holiday as ...

Exams & RevisionSchool Subjects

Nuclear technology: what's the future?

Could you be creating future nuclear technology? You are quite literally the future. ...

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