Home-School Tutoring is committed to helping girls develop the confidence that will help them succeed in life, whichever academic choices they make. Self-confidence is essential for success, yet research shows girls are less confident about their career prospects than boys. On International … [Read more...] about Empowering Girls Throughout the Year
Research is suggesting the new “big fat” maths GCSE course and numerical grading system will lead to fewer pupils taking A-level maths. So should you be afraid? At Home-School Tutoring, we say no! Our tutors can help students face maths with confidence at any level. With a bit of extra support … [Read more...] about Don’t Be Afraid of the Big Fat Maths GCSE!
Children’s Mental Health Week, which runs from 6th – 12th February 2017, aims to raise awareness of children’s mental health issues and encourage everyone to spread a little kindness. The initiative has the full support of Home-School Tutoring and all of our tutors are committed to providing … [Read more...] about Tutoring to Relieve Anxiety
Confused about Progress 8 measures and the new style league tables for secondary schools? Here’s what you need to know. Attainment 8 and Progress 8 (in a nutshell) Progress 8 has been designed to measure pupils’ progress at school, rather than just their final results. By measuring the difference … [Read more...] about What do you need to know about Progress 8?
A New Year can mean a new start for children who have been struggling at school. January is the ideal time of year to address any difficulties pupils have been having so that 2017 can be a happy, productive and successful year. If you would like to find out about supportive home tutoring in … [Read more...] about Is Your Child Ready for the Year Ahead?
Tom*, who suffers from ADHD, finds it very difficult to concentrate at school. Yet, at home with his personal tutor, away from the noise and commotion of the classroom, Tom is “calm, polite and engaged”. We regularly see pupils like Tom make great progress with one-to-one tuition in the relaxed … [Read more...] about “Calm, Polite and Engaged” – An ADHD Pupil at Home with His Tutor