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Category: Study Skills

Using computer games to learn

Using computer games to learn

I want to write today about the using computer games in education. I don’t mean the ‘see how many questions you can get right to beat the other team’ games. What I am talking about, is immersive computer games in which you have to

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lockdown learning

Lockdown Learning: 6 ways to help your teen cope

LOCKDOWN LEARNING  2021 has arrived and with it the return of lockdown learning and home-schooling.  Whilst that has resulted in an enormous amount of juggling for parents (especially if you are working from home yourself) and teaching staff, it’s your teenager who’ll be feeling

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Books to read this summer

9 books your teenager should read in lockdown

Why these books? I have been a tutor of A-level English for more than 13 years. During this time, I have helped many young people understand and interpret the books on the syllabus, or those chosen for their coursework.  I’ve put together the best

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raise their grade

5 ways to help your child raise their grade

Raise their grade by consolidating school work. The easiest way to help your child raise their grade is by consolidating the work they do at school.  Lessons often move fast at school (particularly at GCSE and A Level) and your child will receive a

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school success

Starting the school year with A* study skills

The summer is nearly over and the new school year is almost here.  Your teenager may be starting GCSEs or A levels, maybe with new teachers and new subjects.   There is certainly going to be a different atmosphere than before Covid-19 and the

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Help your Child with English

7 ways to help your child succeed at English

Get them reading to succeed at English The single most important thing you can do to help your child succeed at English is to encourage them to read.  By the time they get to GCSE/IGCSE they will need pretty advanced reading skills, to be

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