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How can online tutoring benefit you

We had the privilege of getting Nick Dale, experienced online tutor and avid photographer, to answer some of our questions about Online Tutoring. How did you discover your passion for tutoring I ‘retired’ when I was 29 when I agreed to rent out a friend’s apartment in the Alps for the winter, and I ended…

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Graduate Career Guides

Welcome to our graduate careers guides. Our Graduate Careers Guides Choosing the right career is one of the most important decisions in your life. Doing what you like is always the best way to approach this. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” —Confucius Therefore we…

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How to calm a child having a meltdown

Many people are unaware that there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown. While both may involve screaming, kicking, shouting, biting and even swearing, there are some fundamental differences. Tantrums involve a child who has been frustrated in their attempt to do or have something, they usually only occur with an audience and…

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Understanding Fractions Visually

I was lucky enough to pose some interesting questions to Eng S Jama. He is an experienced electronics engineer turned author/tutor. Eng S Jama created a series of books portraying fractions visually. All this in an effort to help children understand and enjoy the basic maths concepts like fractions, decimals and percentages. 1. What inspired…

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How stressed is your child?

Being a child in today’s society can be very stressful. Not only do they have to deal with puberty and the normal stresses of childhood, but also the added strains of technology, social media and higher academic expectations. It might be a good idea to have a look at your child’s stress levels. Stress can…

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What’s the entry mark for private schools’ Common Entrance Exam for 2019?

Common Entrance Pass Mark Typically, the average pass mark is between 55 – 60%. Although there are difficulty levels. The standard of work for Common Entrance in most subjects is in advance of a student’s academic age. Some subjects, such as English, involve working at GCSE level. What is the Common Entrance exam? Firstly, it’s not…

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Brexit effect on children

How will Brexit affect British school children? It isn’t just adults who are affected by protracted Brexit negotiations. Children are too. Some are under the impression there is no longer any point learning a language. Others are simply worried that Europeans will no longer like them. According to a recent report from the British Council,…

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Boarding schools guide

Welcome to our Boarding Schools Guide, including the new low-cost private schools being introduced. Most people experience school through the eyes of a day scholar. However, there are cases where it’s viable to send a child to live at school as a boarder. A residential school where students live as well as study during the…

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Our Careers Guides

Welcome to our Careers Guides – starting with our Career Strengths Test. Careers Guides – Our Career Strengths Test The Career Strengths Test assesses the most suitable inteliigence types which should guide your future career choice. It is based on the following seven types of intelligence: Self-Growth / Self-Growth Intelligence Emotional / Emotional Intelligence Logical Reasoning…

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Online GCSE & A-level Maths Tuition

We are a small but effective team that provide after school online tutoring, specialising in GCSE, A-Level Maths Tuition, IB Diploma Programme and Foundation Mathematics.  Two A-Level Maths Divisions  Academy division – Due to higher demand, we run our Edexcel, OCR and AQA courses as an online academy where we follow a strict calendar schedule…

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Top tech jobs you might not consider STEM

Here are a few non-traditional tech job titles to consider: Photography UK Average Salary: £25,916 Graphic Designer UK Average Salary: £29,521 Web Developer UK Average Salary: £39,311 Product Manager UK Average Salary: £56,195 Broadcast Technician UK Average Salary: £43,172 Fashion Data Scientist/Analyst UK Average Salary: £50,585 Business Development UK Average Salary: £39,413 UX Designer UK…

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Developing Students’ Thinking

Critical thinking skills are essential in university studies, For instance, a student can use these skills to constructively question information, arguments, and ideas during his or her studies (Bouygues, 2019). Notably, students with such skills are likely to excel in their studies as university education is not all about accepting all information an individual reads…

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