Personalised learning plans that target each individual student's own unique needs are an essential part of our tutors' recipes for success. No two students are the same: each has their own strengths, weaknesses, interests and learning preferences. So it makes sense that each student's lesson plan … [Read more...] about Personalised Learning Plans
Year 1 phonics screening checks will soon be taking place across the country. But what do parents need to know? What is the Year 1 phonics screening check? The phonics screening check is a short assessment conducted one to one with class teachers to identify if a child can use phonics to read a … [Read more...] about Year 1 Phonics Screening Checks: FAQs
A university study has suggested students could give their memory skills a boost by smelling rosemary while revising. A study by Northumbria University found pupils taking memory tests achieved results that were between 5 and 7% better when they worked in a room with the aroma of … [Read more...] about Revision + rosemary = GCSE success?
The education secretary has announced a new consultation to seek views on the scrapping of SATs at the end of key stage 1. Following pressure from parents, teachers and others working in education, the Department for Education is proposing an end to KS1 SATs. Instead, pupils could be … [Read more...] about SATs for 6 and 7-year-olds Could Be Scrapped
If you would like tutoring support in West or Central Hampshire, Alex is ready to answer your queries and match you with an ideal tutor. Experienced, knowledgeable and always good humoured, we’re proud to have Alex on board! A head teacher in Inner London Alex became a Home-School Tutoring … [Read more...] about Meet the Advisors: Alex Murray-Twinn, West and Central Hampshire
Margaret Sweetland looks back on a year of achievements for Home-School Tutoring. 2016 was a busy and triumphant year for Home-School Tutoring! We’ve continued to grow and now cover 41 areas across England and Wales. Want to check if your location is now covered? Enter your postcode … [Read more...] about Onwards and Upwards for HST