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Are-you-a-teacher-who-is-happy-at-work?

Research regularly shows that the three main indicators for being happy in your work are freedom to plan your own work, feeling like you’re making a difference and feeling valued. Do you feel valued? As a one-to-one tutor in Ely, Cambridge and surrounding areas for Tutor My Kids, our teachers are regularly thanked for helping […]

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Are-you-a-teacher-who-has-forgotten-what-a-joy-teaching-is?

Classroom teaching is very tough, with increasing demands from management, parents and governors. Whilst the government looks at ways to help teacher workload and raise standards, for many of us the system is close to broken. Rekindle that joy. Many teachers choose to work with Tutor My Kids and tutor in Ely, Cambridge and surrounding […]

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What-is-the-right-age-to-get-a-tutor?

  At Tutor My Kids, this is a question often asked of us, so I thought it useful to share some thoughts. It depends on many factors: the subject area, the concentration span of your child, if her school has raised any issues and last, but by no means least, is your child aware that […]

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When-is-the-right-time-to-get-help-for-GCSEs-and-A-levels?

It can be quite difficult to spot that your child needs help coming up to their GCSEs or A levels; they want to be independent and frankly don’t always know they need help. Tutor My Kids offers some pointers to help decide. Ask the question. It’s always worth asking your teenager which subjects they’re finding […]

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Could-my-child-be-dyslexic?

Dyslexia is very common. It’s thought that 10-20%* of the population are dyslexic. How do you know if your child is? At Tutor My Kids, we see a greater percentage of children with reading and writing difficulties, because our private tutors work one-to-one with many of those students. Symptoms Symptoms of dyslexia generally fall into […]

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Could my child get extra time for GCSEs and A levels?

How could my child qualify for extra time in his/her GCSEs or A levels? Qualification for extra time in the exams is ultimately down to your child’s school to decide, but there are various factors which might mean that your child would benefit from extra time. If your child has dyslexic tendencies – click the […]

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5-reasons-for tutors-to-use-a-tutoring-agency

Tutor My Kids is different from many agencies, so we’re probably a bit biased, but this is our thoughts why tutors and teachers can benefit from using the right agency to find students. At Tutor My Kids, the vast majority of our private tutors are fully qualified teachers. Working in Cambridge, Huntingdon, Newmarket and Ely, […]

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How-much-difference-can-an-hour-of one-to-one-tuition-make?

As a company that provides private tutors in Ely, Cambridge, Huntingdon and Newmarket, we are often asked “how much of a difference can you actually make in an hour?” It’s easy for us to sit here and tell you how brilliant we think we are, and how much of a difference we can make to […]

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