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?
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
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
Home-School Tutoring Essex is delighted that 12 of its pupils passed their 11+ exams this autumn and have been able to apply for grammar school places. Our Area Advisor for Home-School Tutoring, Sue-Ellen Horak personally helped 9 pupils pass the 11+ entrance exam while another of our specialist … [Read more...] about Success for 11+ Pupils of Home-School Tutoring Essex
For pupils with special educational needs and social, emotional and mental health difficulties, patient one-to-one support from a specialist tutor can be life changing. At Home-School Tutoring, we are immensely proud of the work our specialist tutors. Here, we share two success stories from one of … [Read more...] about Tutoring for Complex Needs