Parlez-vous français? If you're thinking about learning the language of love or need convincing why you should, take a look at our top 10 reasons for learning French! 1) French is spoken all over the world: over 275 million people speak French. It is the second most widely learned foreign … [Read more...] about 10 Good Reasons to Learn French!
Home-School Tutoring has high standards and codes of practice, and we been a full corporate member of The Tutors' Association (TTA) since 2014. This means that, in addition to upholding our own standards and codes, we also adhere to TTA's published standards and abide by their codes of … [Read more...] about The Tutors’ Association
Pupils in England are busy revising for the reformed GCSEs that will be graded 9 to 1 this summer. Yet, 'huge uncertainty' still surrounds how they will be marked, according to a leading teachers' union ('New 9-1 GCSE grades 'creating uncertainty for schools', BBC News, 17 Apr. 2017). At sixes and … [Read more...] about Confused about the New GCSE System?
Following reports from two major surveys revealing the high percentages of school children now using home tutors, private tuition has once again become a hot topic in the education pages. At the beginning of September, The Sutton Trust revealed that 44% of 16-year-old pupils in London received help … [Read more...] about Private Tuition Helps Growing Numbers of Pupils to Progress
The chief executive of the Independent Association of Prep Schools made headlines earlier this year for speaking out against parents who ‘hothouse’ children by scheduling too many extra-curricular activities. Nobody could argue that excessive pressurised extra-curricular activity is a recipe for … [Read more...] about Helping Independent School Pupils to Flourish with Home Tutoring