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4-Reasons-to-Arrange-a-Dyslexia-Screening

1. You’re worried You may be concerned that your child’s reading or writing is not where you or your child’s teacher might expect it to be. Often parents say that something just doesn’t seem right – maybe your child is bright and excelling at maths but comparatively weak in English. Maybe they’re very verbally articulate […]

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We’re hiring!

We’re busier than ever, which is a massive testament to the fabulous work our teachers do, tutoring students in Cambridge, Ely, Huntingdon, St Ives and Huntingdon. Rewarding work One of the favourite parts of my job is following up with parents and tutors once tuition is underway because I just love hearing how well the […]

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Why-getting-the-right-tutor-is-key-to-successful-tuition

With so many sites advertising tutors on the internet, getting the right tutor can be like finding a needle in a haystack, and getting the right tutor for your child is absolutely key for maximising the success of tutoring. Many sites advertise university students with stunning academic credentials, but are they able to teach? Not […]

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Do-you-need-help-with-home-schooling?

Reasons to home school There are many reasons that parents choose to home school their children. Education can be child-led – there’s no requirement to follow the national curriculum in the UK.  You can work with your child’s biological clock, which is really handy for teenagers.  Children can ask questions as they go along, rather […]

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Can-you-unpick-poetry?

If you’re a teacher who can help unpick poetry, we’d love to hear from you. With the new English Literature and Language exams we’ve got huge demand for GCSE English tutors in Ely, Cambridge, St Ives, Huntingdon and Newmarket who can simplify Shakespeare,  de-mystify Dickens, Klarify Keats (my alliteration fails me with Keats!) and unpick […]

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What’s-different-about-the-new-GCSEs-and-what-skills-are-needed-to-succeed?

There are several differences to the new GCSEs. Aside from the new grading system, they’re harder, require students to learn the whole curriculum for the end exams, need students to apply their knowledge to problems and remember quotes, technical terms and formulae. This needs a different set of skills from the old GCSEs. Memory and […]

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Are-you-confused-by-the-new-GCSE-grading-system?

The new GCSEs are now in place.  The new exams and grading system for maths, English Language and Literature was introduced for the exams in summer 2017. The remained subjects joined them for 2018. Why-do-we-have-a-new-grading-system? The exams are new and having a new grading system helps employers to identify that students have studied this more […]

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Can-you-keep-up-with-Keats

If you’re a teacher who can help kids Klarify (sorry!) Keats, we’d love to hear from you. With the new English Literature and Language exams we’ve got huge demand for GCSE English tutors in Ely, Cambridge, St Ives, Huntingdon and Newmarket who can simplify Shakespeare,  de-mystify Dickens and untangle Keats (my alliteration fails me with […]

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Can-you-simplify-Shakespeare?

With the new English Literature and Language exams we’ve got huge demand for GCSE English tutors who can simplify Shakespeare,  de-mystify Dickens and untangle Keats (my alliteration fails me with Keats!). We’d love to hear from you. Do take a look at our For Tutors page, one of our recent blogs – Are you a teacher […]

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Could-you-earn-enough-by-tutoring-alone?

This is a question that we’re asked quite often, especially when teachers are thinking of leaving a teaching post. It is a bit of a ‘how long is a piece of string question’ as it almost entirely depends upon how much you need to earn, however a number of our tutors at Tutor My Kids […]

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