FREE group tuition over half term from MyTutor
Oct22

FREE group tuition over half term from MyTutor

2020 has been a disruptive year for teens’ education, and with 1 in 5 UK schools still not fully open, filling in learning gaps remains a top priority for teens – and a big challenge. On top of that, after this year’s exam cancellations, we all know that this year’s mocks have the potential to morph into next year’s graded results. So to add a little security to the predicted grades, we need our teens to really take...

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Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have
Sep28

Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have

We all want the best for our children, and sending them off to university is a rewarding time for both parents and children. But it can also be a challenging time. There are so many new things to adjust to at university, and between classes and adjusting to an independent life, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do with your alone time as you get used to not being at home and how to get by. By Peter OToole Shutterstock Here...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book
Jun26

Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book

Last week we ran a lively Twitter Q&A with Mark Roberts (@mr_englishteach ), author of the new “You can’t revise for GCSE English! Yes you can, and Mark Roberts shows you how”. It was a really busy half an hour, with loads of questions and even more insightful help and sage advice from Mark. In the book, Mark talks students through the most effective revision strategies for English Language: how to take notes, the most important...

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Want FREE online maths tuition? We’ve a toota code for you.
Jun17

Want FREE online maths tuition? We’ve a toota code for you.

Reading this purely because you’re hunting for FREE online maths tuition? You have my sympathy. Home educating isn’t easy, is it?! Come on – how many of us can still remember GCSE-level maths well enough to teach it to someone else?No. Me either.So when toota offered me (and all of you!) a FREE online maths tuition session via a toota code – yes, that’s a 40-minute one-to-one private lesson with a qualified...

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Live Twitter Q&A – win £60 Spotify and BOOKS!
Jun09

Live Twitter Q&A – win £60 Spotify and BOOKS!

Tomorrow we have a live Twitter Q&A with Mark Roberts (@mr_englishteach ), author of the new “You can’t revise for GCSE English! Yes you can, and Mark Roberts shows you how”.We’re talking to parents of teenagers, about revising for GCSE English (but do go ahead and ask any questions your teens have too. He’s here to help!).If you have ANY questions you’d like to ask, and you’re not on Twitter,...

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