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Why tuition really helps at A level Economics

For many students, Economics is a very difficult A level. It not only requires high levels of...
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Best websites for A-Level Chemistry

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Self-study for undergraduate music students

Self-study is the most important aspect of learning an instrument or academic subject. In a very...
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The power of reading

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    Sonny Williams A-level Art Tutor (Redhill) Picture This year I only tutored two students who were taking exams (most of my students are adult learners and a few younger children).  One was taking GCSE Art and the other A Level Art.  I was both proud and relieved to find out that they both achieved A*!  The boy taking GCSE Art had been having...
  • Analysing Poetry Editor's Pick

    Alex Deamer A-level English Tutor (North West London) Picture Analysing a Poem   Analysing a poem, particularly under exam conditions, can prove a daunting task. Here I have outlined a basic approach that I find useful. It is not exhaustive, there are other literary devices that the poet may utilise; nor is it exclusive, there are numerous ways of reading...
  • Don't PANIC!!!

    Poppy Hulse GCSE English Tutor (South East London) Picture I write this on the morning of GCSE results day 2016; a morning that 16 year olds past and present associate with dread, fear and overwhelming anxiety. I had a message from one of my tutees parents yesterday who said their daughter "is too anxious to get any words out of her," my chatterbox...
  • Shakespeare for Children

    Poppy Hulse GCSE English Tutor (South East London) Picture As part of my second year studying English at degree level I spent four months closely examining a different Shakespeare play every week. I read what felt like every Shakespeare play referred to in popular culture. Studying and writing about them in great depth. Reading one 16th century play a...
  • A Real Brain

    Colin Grieve GCSE Chemistry Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture “How wonderful it would be to have a Real Brain which could tell you things.” This is one of Pooh’s profound thoughts. The good news is that we have an amazing brain which can tell us many things. In an exam situation there are various factors that can enable our brains to function so that we...
  • My Experience with Flexi Schooling

    Stephen Barton-King Key Stage 2 English Tutor (North London) Picture My Experiences with Flexi schooling She is fully of empathy, wise beyond her years, kind, artistic and a delight to be with, but when my six year old daughter started struggling in year one, we made the decision with support from her school to try flexi schooling. The aim was to increase her...
  • Your mindset two weeks prior to the exam

    Kamal Patel A-level Maths Tutor (Harrow) Picture Days before the exam you feel like:- Let me start revising from the beginning. Let me brush up all the chapters. But that is not the right way of doing it. You have to start with the most difficult topics first. That way you get the opportunity to dive deep into the subject straight away without...
  • The Benefits of Online Tutoring

    Kamal Patel A-level Maths Tutor (Harrow) Picture Tow Truck Scheduled to arrive at next Tuesday, 6:00 PM The toughest part of explaining to parents and students about online tutoring is that the vast majority of people (students, parents, teachers and school administrators) who would benefit most from the new idea of on-demand one-to-one online...
  • Toughest changes hit London Schools in Sep 2016!!

    Kamal Patel GCSE Maths Tutor (Harrow) Picture Toughest changes hit Maths curriculum in London Schools from September 2016!  Dear Parents / students, Yes, you read that right! Let me explain. My new scheme of work requires me to teach Factorising Quadratic expressions to year 7 and year 8 students!! Are you joking? Well, No. I am not. Until...
  • Was the UK's exit from the EU inevitable?

    John Lewis A-level History Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture David Cameron's decision to hold a referendum on the future of Britain in the EU had more to do with his authority within the Conservative Party than over anything to do with the national interest. The fact that Nigel Farage and the Tory Right were able to goad him into such a car crash decision...

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