Jan 31

Promoting Wellbeing in Learning: A Place for Private Tutoring

Growing up today seems to be harder than ever. Children and young people face a host of pressures that were unheard of only a few decades ago. The omnipresence of social media and an increasingly screen based lifestyle, if not managed, can lead to stress and lack of sleep. However Private...

Apr 26

GCSE Options Part II: Making Subject Choices In Year 9

GCSEs are likely to play a more significant role in university applications than in recent years. The government has scrapped the two-part A level, which means lower sixth formers no longer have AS level grades to show to admissions tutors. GCSE scores will now be the only concrete evidence of...

Apr 21

GCSE Options Part I: Helping Your Child Choose In Year 9

The spring term in year 9 is the time to start thinking about GCSE choices. Engaging early with your child gives both of you time to do some research, consider the options and select the best path thus, averting last minute arguing and panic. Some subjects are, of course, compulsory...

Mar 02

Breaking Down Barriers

As we enter a new year, spare a thought for those pupils preparing for their GCSEs. 'The most recent significant change is the complete restructuring of the A level system', says Fleet Tutors' Managing Director, Mylène Curtis. 'Until very recently, young people took four AS levels – but they are...

Feb 10

How to Get the Most Out of Parents’ Evenings

Making the most of parents’ evenings is essential to helping your child achieve their potential in the classroom. While these evenings might feel like just one more thing to fit into your busy schedule, they are important to your child’s academic, social and intellectual development. If you make a concerted...