In this Tag Archive, you can find all of the Articles on our site which are about education support and how to harness it.

Education support can have many aspects. In our articles, we look at ways in which your child’s education can be supported. Whether it is tips on eating well for optimal brain function or a look at a new approach in education. We aspire to provide our audience with the latest news in this field. We also have a look at how to incorporate different forms of learning and how to support your child the best you can. Sometimes a little push is all that’s needed. Other times we need to explain and reason. Nothing wrong with that. We do endeavour to keep things simple and provide you with what works. Keep an eye on this Archive for exciting development and contextual content.  Our main aim is to provide you with the education support suitable to you and your child.

Young boy with jumbling letters. Testing for dyslexia

Testing for dyslexia

Welcome to our testing for dyslexia/dyslexia tests info. Here are some example dyslexia questions – suitable for a child. Are you above-average intelligence, but unable to read at your grade level? Do you struggle with word problems — even though you’re good at maths? After reading a passage, can you summarise it?… Discuss the key…

11+ English Practice and 11+ English Tips

Our focus in this week’s blog is on 11+ English Papers Practice Tips. 11+ English Practice / 11+ English Tips  Your understanding will be tested in many different ways, including: Presenting the same information in a different way Identifying the key points Distinguishing between what is portrayed as fact and fiction Inferences Deductions There are…

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Pupil Well-Being

With many children being homeschooled, we wanted to make more widely available MIND’s amazing Pupil Well-being at School Resources. Pupil well-being – Face mask wearing guidance Whatever your age, face masks appear helpful in reducing the spread of Covid-19 – especially for those victims who are asymptomatic. Still, those children under the age of 11…

Primary school league tables 2019

With the upcoming exam times, the following primary school league tables might give you a good indication of which schools are performing. If you are looking for a good primary school so your child is prepared for a place in a good secondary school It’s not so easy choosing the right primary school for your…

Best tutor for you. Adam Muckle helping a student.

International Tuition

Tutoring which is truly international I have been tutoring on international placements since being approached to tutor in Shanghai over the summer of 2012. It was a role that seemed tailor-made for me. A Classics and Law graduate, tutoring Latin and Greek to an Eton scholarship candidate and his older brother a short introduction to…

Top Private Girls schools in London

The top Private Girls Schools in London offer an excellent academic education. Living in London, or relocating here? Many education experts believe that girls’ only education is best for girls. This will, of course, depend on your daughter and the best environment for her. To help with your choice,  see five of our top picks below: Central…

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University applications guide

Here are our University application tips. What can you do to ensure your application process goes well. Our top tips It’s estimated that over 500,000 Sixth Formers are applying to University this year. That means many more individual University applications. In theory, it’s now possible to start University in January. It’s certainly another option to…

My GCSE Choices

GCSE Options

Firstly we will focus on what to look at when making GCSE choices.  GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) is an academically / subject based qualification. Students in England and Wales study towards this over a 2 year period, Year 10 and 11. The idea of GCSEs is to give you a broad general knowledge,…

How to become a 11 plus tests tutor

How to become a tutor

Welcome to our blog on how to become a tutor. How to become a tutor Although many 11-plus exams claim to be tutor-proof, coaching for secondary school entrance tests is a huge industry. Parents want to give their child any possible advantage over the competition, so there is a high demand for good 11-plus tutors.…

Kumon pros and cons

Does Kumon work and if so, then what are the Kumon pros and cons? Welcome to our Kumon blog! Kumon pros and cons We examine what Kumon has to offer and look at other learning programmes including Explore Learning and The Student Support Centre. Every parent wants the best start in life for their child.…

Top 11 Plus Tips

Our friend Dom Gibson provided us with some top 11 plus preparation tips. Dom is the Educational Enrichment Editor for Tutorful, spending most of his day researching the best educational tools out there and exploring the big education questions asked by parents. He loves all things learning, just like Tutorful; You can take a look…

Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test

In this Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test blog, we have a look at the different Lucid Tests and their uses. GL Assessments distribute the Lucid test portfolio. The tests are used to screen and diagnose learners with specific learning difficulties. They are also very useful in identifying potential and understanding learners’ strengths and weaknesses.…

Some last minute 11 Plus Strategies!

Welcome to our 11+ blog entry on the 11 Plus strategies. Our other 11+ blog entries are listed at the bottom of this page. Prepare Your Child for Success Over the years, 11-plus exams have become an increasingly competitive milestone for young students. These exams test a child in a number of areas – verbal…

Verbal Reasoning Test Tips

Welcome to our free verbal reasoning test tips and our premium verbal reasoning test practice. Verbal All-Inclusive SHL Verbal Graduate Test Practice Reading Comprehension Kenexa-Style Verbal Test Practice Watson Glaser RANRA-Style Saville-Style Verbal Test Korn Ferry -Style Verbal Test Practice Utopia Verbal Practice Critical Verbal Reasoning Test Practice Verbal Analysis 11+ verbal reasoning test tips  All…